Number of Participants: 300
Hours Donated: 1
Value of Time Served: $2,535
Event Type: Children & Youth
Date: May 13, 2022
Summit Lane Elementary School
Summit Lane, Levittown
Throughout April and May, students at Summit Lane Elementary School in the Levittown Public School District collected hundreds of new pajamas to be donated to children in need. The collection culminated in a celebratory Pajama Day on May 13.
Summit Lane’s student government, which includes third, fourth and fifth graders, worked hard to promote the collection. The new pajamas, all in children’s sizes, were collected by John Theissen, founder of the John Theissen Children’s Foundation, who visited Summit Lane to thank students for their efforts. The pajamas will be distributed to local hospitals.
During the last week of the pajama collection, Summit Lane students were able to participate in a contest to design pajamas for Spike, the school mascot. On Pajama Day, to celebrate the end of the collection, students came to school dressed in pajamas. The winners of the contest, voted on by the student government, were surprised in their classrooms with a special visit from Spike.
- Summit Lane Elementary School students, from left, fifth grader Angela Dong, second grader Thashwin Piratheepan, third grader Lily Zimberlin, first grader Zoey Mercado, fourth grader Lily Chanta and kindergartner Dalia Tanzi, got a surprise from Spike, the school’s mascot, on Pajama Day.
- Spike visited classrooms on Pajama Day to surprise students.
- Students had fun high-fiving and hanging out with Spike.
Photos courtesy of Levittown Public Schools