SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Scarsdale Middle School's Popham House is hosting a pajama and book drive.
The Pajama Program is a nonprofit organization that "provides new pajamas and new books to children in need," according to a press release from the school. The middle school will support the program by "collecting new pajamas and new books by sponsoring a 'Stuff a Bus' event" at Sacrsdale Middle School in Popham House, according to the release.
Collections for the drive started Monday, Oct. 21 and are set to continue through Monday, Nov. 11. Collection bins have been set up in all Popham classrooms and outside the Popham Office, according to the release. The “Stuff a Bus” event is scheduled for noon Nov. 14 in the Upper Circle at the Middle School.
"We appreciate your support in collecting brand new books and new pajamas," representatives said in the release. "In preparation for this service-learning project will also be talking about empathy, stereotyping and the issue of illiteracy and poverty in Westchester County over the next month."