~Inspired by the 1959 Film Starring Rock Hudson & Doris Day~
Jersey City, N.J. – The New Jersey Chapter of Pajama Program will be hosting its first annual Pillow Talk Cocktail Party inspired by the famous 1950s movie, Pillow Talk, starring Rock Hudson and Doris Day. The event will be held on Saturday evening, September 12th, 2009 at Cside Restaurant in the Harborside Financial Center on the Jersey City waterfront. Advance tickets may be purchased for $100, and will be available at the door for $125.
The three-hour cocktail party will feature a menu and cocktails inspired by the era, to dancing and a silent auction featuring great prizes. This is the first event for the New Jersey Chapter, which is the largest in the country, to help raise funds to support Pajama Program’s mission of distributing new pajamas and books to vulnerable children – many in foster care, homeless shelters, and domestic abuse shelters in all 21 New Jersey counties.
Through generous donor efforts, the New Jersey Chapter hopes to reach its goal of providing 25,000 pair of pajamas to children by the end of this year. The presenting sponsor of this year’s Pillow Talk event is E*Trade Financial. Through generous donor efforts, the New Jersey Chapter hopes to reach its goal of providing 25,000 pair of pajamas to children by the end of this year. The presenting sponsor of this year’s Pillow Talk event is E*Trade Financial.
Founded in 2001, the Pajama Program is headquartered in New York City, and is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization. With over 70 chapters nationwide, the organization has provided more than 350,000 pairs of pajamas and books to children throughout the country. The New Jersey Chapter of the Pajama Program was founded in 2004, and since its inception, has distributed over 45,000 pairs of pajamas and 26,000 books to children around the Garden State.
WHAT: NJ Pajama Program 1st Annual Pillow Talk Cocktail Party
WHEN: Saturday, September 12, 2009, 7 pm – 10 pm
WHERE: Cside Restaurant, in the Harborside Financial Center,
34 Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ