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Nevada Broadcasters Collects 12,000 Pairs of PJs for Local Kids

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Broadcasting live from dawn to dusk in their jammies, on-air personalities from KCYE-FM, KKLZ-FM, KFRH-FM and KDWN-AM in Las Vegas, Nev., collected more than 12,000 pairs of pajamas and sleepwear for local children in need at the sixth annual "DJs for PJs" donation drive. During the all-day event, the stations broadcast live from collection sites, where local celebrities, elected officials, concerned citizens, civic and business group representatives, firemen, policemen, school kids and parents all dropped by to donate new pajamas. The sleepwear is distributed to Child Haven, a part of the Clark County Department of Family Services that takes care of children who have been abused, abandoned and neglected, and six other local organizations. As long as there are children without necessities like sleepwear, these DJs are committed to being seen in their PJs each spring. Since its inception, the event has grown from one collection site to four.

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