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Sweet Dreamzzz to provide sleep education and sleep kits to students at Neinas Elementary Sc

Falling asleep in class, sharing a bed, trying to stay warm - this is the reality for thousands of children in Metro Detroit. Sweet Dreamzzz is changing that for Neinas Elementary School students in Detroit with their R.E.M.™ Sleep Program.

PRLog - Dec. 6, 2012 - FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. -- Falling asleep in class, sharing a bed with several siblings, trying to stay warm – this is the reality for thousands of children in Metro Detroit.  Sweet Dreamzzz, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating at-risk children and their families on the importance of sleep, is changing that for the students at Neinas Elementary School in Detroit when they present their R.E.M.™ (Rest.Educate.Motivate) Sleep Program on December 13, 2012 at 9:00 a.m.  

More than 390 students in Preschool through 5th grade at Neinas will learn how their bodies grow while they sleep and how important it is for them to get enough rest.  They will also learn the dos and don’ts of a bedtime routine, and each will receive a Sweet Dreamzzz Sleep Kit, which includes a sleeping bag, nightshirt, socks, toothbrush, toothpaste, stuffed animal and an activity book with crayons. In addition, preschool and kindergarten children at Neinas will receive fleece blankets made by Divine Child High School (Dearborn) students, who will be on hand to help Sweet Dreamzzz distribute the items.  

TWO MEN and A TRUCK - Wixom, a partner with Sweet Dreamzzz, will pick up and deliver the sleep kits to the school. The sleep kits, sponsored by Ronald McDonald House Charities, the Village Club Foundation and the Sojourner Foundation, were packed by Girl Scouts of Highmeadow Common Campus in Farmington Hills.

Founded in 1998, Sweet Dreamzzz, Inc. is a non-profit organization committed to improving the health, well-being and academic performance of at-risk children and their families by providing sleep education and bedtime essentials.  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.  Since its founding, Sweet Dreamzzz has served more than 37,000 at-risk children and their families.  For more information go to www.SweetDreamzzz.org.

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