On Saturday, February 11, the Westbury Teachers’ Association collected pajamas and books from its members to be distributed at the “Yes We Can” Community Center to the children and families of Westbury. members of the Westbury teachers’ Association gathered at the Community Center for an afternoon of service, where they connected with local community members, students and provided necessities to those in need.
Now in its second year, the free event aims to give out hundreds of books and pajamas of all sizes and styles to children and families in the Westbury community. This year, over 200 sets of pajamas and 400 books were collected. The annual event is part of the Long Island Teachers’ Association’s larger mission to provide Long Island students with the resources they need to succeed in their academic careers and beyond.