SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) – The 13th annual Boston Bruins PJ Drive was held at the new East Forest Park Branch Library in Springfield Friday afternoon.
Massachusetts libraries team up with the Boston Bruins to collect pajamas that will be donated to children and teens living in foster care during February and March. The drive benefits the Department of Children and Families Wonderfund and Cradles to Crayons.
The First Lady of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Lauren Baker, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, and Blades the Boston Bruins mascot were all at the kick-off celebration.
“I cannot thank First Lady Lauren Baker enough for all of her contributions to our communities across the Commonwealth, especially to our youths and libraries. In collaboration with our Springfield City Libraries, the Department of Children and Families, and the Boston Bruins, this event will go a long way in helping our children.”
-Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno said in a news release sent to 22News