Sweet Dreamzzz celebrates National Sleep Awareness Week at DIA

The kindergarten through fifth-grade students at Detroit International Academy for Young Women participated in Sweet Dreamzzz’ Rest. Educate. Motivate. (R.E.M.) Sleep Program on Friday, March 7.

Students learned about the importance of sleep, healthy sleep tips and received a sleep kit containing bedtime essentials including a sleeping bag or blanket, nightshirt, toothbrush and toothpaste, book and more. The participating classrooms were packed with students learning healthy sleep tips and volunteers dressed in pajamas.

About Sweet Dreamzzz™, Inc.

Sweet Dreamzzz™, Inc. is a nonprofit organization committed to improving children’s health, well-being and academic performance by providing sleep education and bedtime essentials to economically disadvantaged students and their families. Based in Farmington Hills, Mich., Sweet Dreamzzz educates children and families about the benefits of healthy sleep habits and establishing a healthy bedtime routine using its R.E.M. (Rest. Educate. Motivate.) Sleep Program, the Early Childhood Sleep Education Program™, and the Parent Sleep Education Workshop™. Since its founding, Sweet Dreamzzz has served more than 40,000 children and families. For more information on how you can help by volunteering or organizing collections for Sweet Dreamzzz, or to find out about getting one of the sleep programs at your school, call the office at 248-478-3242 or visit www.SweetDreamzzz.org.

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