PAJAMA PROGRAM ANNOUCES 7th ANNUAL “STUFF A BUS” WEEK IN WESTCHESTER, Nov 3-7, 2014

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In 2013 our Stuff a Bus week reached our goal and brought in more than 5,418 New Pajamas and 5,638 new books, but we can do better! Every book and pair of pajamas is important to the children we serve. Become a Sponsor of  Stuff-A-Bus By sponsoring Stuff-A-Bus, you are helping get New Pajamas and New Books into the hands of Westchester County’s Children in need.

Check Out Last Years Stuff A Bus Here!

 

More Stuff A Bus News HERE!

What Our Kids Are Saying…

“I think I read better now! Thank you!” -

 

“…by reading with people and not be scared.” – Aslin M.

 

“…because now I’m not afraid to (read) and now I am a better reader.” – Sofia

 

“…by helping me realize how fun reading is!” – Joseph M

 

“…it helps me read better out loud.”

 

“…be a better reader because practicing reading makes you a better reader.”   – Natalee K.

 

“…show us to like reading because it gives us more knowledge.”

 

“…because you can read books and ask questions.” – Randy L.

 

“…it can make me successful in what I am trying to learn and it will help me understand the book.”

 

“…it can help kids boost their imagination.”

 

“…it can help me use strategies to learn words.”

 

“…helped me not to be afraid to read aloud.” – Josue L.

 

“…people read with people to be more fluent.”

 

“…by helping us get interested in reading. I learned you can enjoy any book if you give it a chance.”

 

“…it helps my fear of reading.”

 

“…they influence you to get motivated and you want to read more.”

 

“…to have confidence in out loud reading.”

 

“…understand how fun reading is.” – Emma C.

 

“I learned how important reading is to our lives.”

“I like it here because you get to read and take home books that you never had.” – Angel, 8

 

“Something I learned is how to read comfortably.”

 

What Teachers Are Saying…

“Thank you so much! The kids love it here. It’s so colorful & cozy the kids can’t help but be excited and want to read.” – Michelle Eilets, Teacher class 214 PS 23 (Bronx)

 “Many students learned about the different genres of books and how to read with a partner independently. Most importantly they learned to enjoy reading. Overall the students all improved with their reading.”  – Lead Teacher (Pre-K), Garment Industry Daycare Center (LES, NYC)

“I wanted to thank you and your volunteers for the beautiful time that we spent at your site. My class and I really enjoyed the read aloud as well as the group readings. Having met a real author was a wonderful experience for the children. The children were excited to present their PJ’s to their parents upon their arrival that day. We are very grateful for the loving treatment you offered our children,  it was evident that they felt very comfortable during the visit.” – Nancy Vega, Teacher class 106 PS 155 (Bronx)

“Liz did a fantastic job organizing with the Long Island Chapter to provide volunteers and warm pajamas for every child. I cannot express how wonderful this program is, with such wonderful people providing this for the neediest children. I would highly recommend this program to other providers.” – Jamie Nolan, Pre-Kindergarten Supervisor