How important is it to sleep in a bed?
Nearly 5,000 children in Wake County are sleeping on floors or sharing crowded beds with others and not getting the sleep they need to be able to learn at school. We are on a mission to provide a bed for EVERY child in need!
Every child deserves a good night's sleep to help them learn, grow and thrive. We know that a good night’s sleep translates into improved learning, behavior, heart health, attention span, weight and immune system. In addition, it results in improved attendance and performance in school.
In 2019, 872 children received NEW BEDS!
Since our program began, 3,215 children have received new beds!
How Can You Help?
We are always in need of new bedding to have available for our bed deliveries. You can help by donating the following, or organizing a linen or pillow drive through your school, church or community group. Here’s what we need:
- NEW twin-size gender-neutral sheet sets
- NEW twin-size gender neutral comforters
- NEW pillows
You can help children in our community by making a tax-deductible gift to the Sweeter Dreams Bed Program. A donation of $250 covers the cost of the mattress, box spring, bed frame and bedding as well as delivery directly to the child’s home.