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SPFHS's 7th Annual Pajama Drive

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Back Row Left to Right: Kara Foley, Megan Burke, Kimberly Kaadi, Lexi Boyarsky, Allison Busa Front Row Center:  Ariana Donaldson
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SCOTCH PLAINS --  The Students Concerned for the Needy (SCN) Service Group from Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School are once again collecting new pajamas on behalf of  “The Pajama Program”, an organization that provides warm pajamas to children in need. Dontaions will be distributed to organizations that care for homeless and vulnerable children within Union County. 

Community members and groups may donate new pajamas for a child, boy or girl, ages infant through age 17.  Please keep all tags on PJs.  SCN’s PJ Drive will run through Oct. 30, 2014. PJs may be brought to the Athletic Office at SPFHS located in the front of the building at 667 Westfield Road from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Additionally, Coldwell Banker agents from the Westfield East Office, 209 Central Ave. will once again collect PJs to help SCN. 

Visit www.pajamaprogram.org to learn more  Also, to learn more about Students Concerned for the Needy (SCN) and their ongoing community outreach, upcoming programs, projects and volunteer opportunities visit www.scnonline.org.

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