Mainly Music program co-ordinator Lauren Bonar, with her children Abby and Sophie, supports Pyjama Day on June 22.
Mainly Music program co-ordinator Lauren Bonar, with her children Abby and Sophie, supports Pyjama Day on June 22. Rob Williams

Be an angel and help kids reading

ANGELS are coming to the aid of disadvantaged foster kids in Ipswich who are struggling with their literacy skills.

The Pyjama Foundation is pleading for funds and volunteers to keep up the work of reading to foster children.

Pyjama Angels Ipswich co-ordinator Nicola Ross said about 700 foster children lived in the region and fewer than 50 angels were available.

"It is only an hour a week of reading to the kids. It's not a massive commitment but it makes a huge difference," she said.

Funds raised from Pyjama Day on June 22 go towards the Love of Learning Program delivered by volunteer Pyjama Angels.

Register at pyjamaday.com and wear your PJs for the day in exchange for a gold coin donation.

Phone Ms Ross 0412323777 if you'd like to volunteer as an angel.



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