Students who went to class at dozens of schools in Denver didn’t bother to get dressed on Thursday. They stayed in their pajamas all day but it’s all for a good cause.
The city and county of Denver and Denver’s “Road Home” are teaming up with the community to help put homelessness to bed by hosting the ninth annual “PJ Day” on Thursday.
Homeless shelters in the Denver metro area say they’re seeing greater need and are closing their door each night over capacity due to the cold weather.
You may see a lot of people still in their PJs on Thursday. It’s all part of PJ Day to raise money for Denver’s Road Home, an organization working to help get the homeless off the streets.
Denver’s mayor donned his best pajamas on Friday to get ready for next week’s “PJ Day” to raise money for Denver’s Road Home.
Denver dressed in their PJ’s Thursday to help the homeless in the Mile High City. The event began 6 years ago when Denver’s Road Home partnered with Residence Inn Denver City Center to host the first PJ Party.
PJ Day is a series of events where the Denver community helps raise money for Denver’s Road Home. People pay money to wear their PJ’s to work or even school and the money is then donated to help fund affordable, supportive housing for the homeless. The series of events includes other fun activites as well. To get involved, click here.