The Ohio Egg Marketing Program in partnership with Ohio egg farmers recently hosted the sixth annual PJs and Eggs event. During the event, 11 central Ohio restaurants, regularly open only for breakfast and lunch, re-opened from 5 p.m. to close to serve breakfast for dinner to benefit Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Open to guests of all ages, attendees were encouraged to dine in their family-friendly pajamas and bring new pajamas sized newborn to 12 years to donate to Nationwide Children’s Hospital for children receiving care and services through its Columbus-wide treatment network. In exchange for pajamas donated, guests received a free dozen Ohio eggs.
This year’s event raised $3,628.50 in monetary donations and collected 1,737 pairs of pajamas. To date, PJs and Eggs has raised has raised $9,423.21 in monetary contributions for Nationwide Children’s Hospital and donated 7,313 pairs of pajamas. Participating restaurants included seven Sunny Street Café locations, Beechwold Diner, Gena’s Restaurant, Café Creekside and Lilly’s Kitchen Table.