In the heart of Estevan, Saskatchewan, the annual PJ Project led by the Estevan Kinettes is in full swing, aiming to provide the warmth of new pajamas to every child on the Estevan Community Hampers and Angel Tree list. Estevan Kinette, Chelsey Istace the Co-chair of the PJ Project shed light on the project's goals and recent successes in a recent interview on SUN 102.
With the demand reaching unprecedented levels this year, Istace expressed gratitude for the community's response, especially during the recent Bruins home game. "We brought in over 30 new pairs of pajamas that day, and we also sold over 50 pairs of pajamas, so that's quite amazing. It was the best turnout we've ever had for the Bruins game," Istace shared.
The PJ Project, now in its eighth year, originated from the desire of Kinette members to share the warmth of a new pair of pajamas at Christmas with the broader community. Istace emphasized the importance of providing new pajamas to children aged newborn to 16, urging donations in sizes 6 and up. "A lot of people like to buy the small, little, cute clothes and stuff like that, but we're always lacking sizes six and up," she noted.
For those willing to contribute, Istace clarified that the project is specifically seeking new donations of pajamas, which can be dropped off at Jenny Joans until December 8th. Additionally, cash donations are welcomed and can be made through an e-transfer to email@example.com, with a request to specify it for the PJ Project.
As the Estevan Kinettes tirelessly work to organize the PJ Project, community members are encouraged to join in, ensuring that every child in need experiences the joy of a cozy new pair of pajamas during the holiday season.
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