Children and their families are invited to Daniel Tiger's “Be My Neighbor Day”, Sunday October 22 at PNC Field in Moosic

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PITTSTON, Pa. – Daniel Tiger’s “Be My Neighbor Day” invites children and families to participate in family volunteer activities that will support neighbors in need on Sunday, October 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at PNC Field in Moosic. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Kids will be able to create a greeting card for residents at a senior center or nursing home, donate a new children’s book for the Bookmobile or a gently used coat for a Head Start program. Children are also encouraged to wear costumes for a special Halloween parade! Additional activities include face painting, balloons, sand art, story time with Debby the Clubhouse Mom and a special meet and greet with Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat from PBS.

 

More information about Daniel Tiger’s “Be My Neighbor Day” event can be found at wvia.org.

 

Daniel Tiger’s “Be My Neighbor Day” is presented by WVIA Public Media, PNC Grow Up Great and The Fred Rogers Company.

 

ABOUT PNC GROW UP GREAT

The PNC Foundation, which receives its principal funding from The PNC Financial Services Group (www.pnc.com), actively supports organizations that provide services for the benefit of communities in which it has a significant presence. The foundation focuses its philanthropic mission on early childhood education and community and economic development, which includes the arts and culture. Through Grow Up Great, its signature cause that began in 2004, PNC has created a bilingual $350 million, multi-year initiative to help prepare children from birth to age 5 for success in school and life.

 

ABOUT THE FRED ROGERS COMPANY

The Company was founded by Fred Rogers in 1971 as the non-profit producer of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood for PBS. In the years that followed, it not only created hundreds of episodes of this much-loved program, but also extended Fred’s values and approach to other efforts in promoting children’s social, emotional, and behavioral health and supporting parents, caregivers, teachers, and other professionals in their work with children. The Fred Rogers Company continues to build on Fred’s legacy in innovative ways through a wide variety of media, and engaging new generations of children and families with his timeless wisdom. The Company’s highly-rated, award-winning children’s series include Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Peg + Cat, and Odd Squad. For more information, visit www.fredrogers.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

ABOUT WVIA

WVIA Public Media is a catalyst, convener and educator, using media, partnerships, powerful ideas and programs to improve lives and advance the best attributes of an enlightened society. Learn more, wvia.org

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