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We Are The Children

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We Are The Children is an organization founded in 1985 by Gary Craig, morning radio personality of 96.5 WTIC-FM in Hartford, Connecticut. Gary Craig, along with a tremendous support committee including various corporations is committed to raising funds for abandoned, battered, disadvantaged, and needy children. To date, We Are The Children is a 100% volunteer organization with all goods and services donated by members of the local communities.

We Are The Children continues to support children and their families bringing the spirit of the holidays to Connecticut’s kids, one child at a time.

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96.5 TIC Presents An Evening with Buddy Valastro

96.5 TIC, Liberty Honda, Liberty Mazda, Dunkin Donuts, VISIT FLORIDA and Maneeley’s are proud to present an evening with Buddy Valastro from TLC’s Cake Boss and Next Great Baker!


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We Are The Children Toy Drive Today In Manchester

We still need a lot of new and unwrapped toys!


This is Katie from Suffield and she is 9 years old. She did a toy drive (and has been since she was 5)... She collected over 150 toys for We Are The Children!  (Photo Credit: Katie Pallotta, 96.5 TIC)

Photos: We Are The Children Toy Drive @ Toy Chest West Hartford

Thanks to everyone for all your kindness giving to today’s We Are The Children toy drive at Toy Chest in West Hartford! Check out photos from the drive… and all the toys we collected for this year’s Christmas party!



Give A Gift, Get A Gift at Shoppes at Farmington Valley

We had an amazing turn out for the Give a Gift, Get a Gift at the Shoppes at Farmington Valley! Thanks to everyone who donated to We Are The Children at this event… See pictures from the toy drive here!


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We Are The Children Toy Drive Day At The Toy Chest in West Hartford

The 2013 We Are The Children Toy Drive is ON! Join us on Thursday December 19th from 9am to 6pm, as we broadcast live from The Toy Chest in West Hartford to collect unwrapped toys for the We Are The Children Christmas Party!


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Donate To This Year’s We Are The Children Party!

We are now accepting your generous online donations for the 2013 We Are The Children Christmas Party! Click here to donate today and help make a child’s Holiday brighter this year… You will complete your donation on the site of our partner NeoFill


Photo: Tristano Korlou, 96.5 TIC

We Are The Children Gingerbread House Drop Off

Once again, the We Are The Children Christmas Party will feature an amazing Gingerbread House display! If you would like your Gingerbread House included at this year’s party, here’s how to enter…



We Are The Children 2013 Toy Sorting Dates

We’re getting ready for the 2013 We Are The Children Christmas Party, and now we have the dates available for the toy sorting for the event with our friends at Mainfreight! Keep reading for the dates and times for 2013 toy sorting…


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We Are The Children 2013 Volunteer Recruitment Day Party

It’s time for this year’s We Are The Children volunteer recruitment day, and this year the party will be bigger than ever! Get all the details on how you can join in the fun!


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We Are The Children: Tell Us About A Child In Need

We Are The Children is looking for kids in need this Holiday season. If you know of a child in need, tell us about them here!



Another Great We Are The Children Party For 2012

Thanks to all of the people who made heartfelt ornaments for our memorial tree to honor the babies and adults that perished in Newtown… and thanks to the hundreds of people who made the We Are The Children party possible. It was a bright spot in a difficult time.



We Are The Children 2011 Christmas Party Photos

Thanks to everyone that made the 2011 We Are The Children party such a success! Here’s some great photos of the event, courtesy of Brian Ambrose Photography


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We Are The Children 2011 Party Photos

The volunteers checked in for the We Are The Children Christmas Party… and we have photos of how the magic happens, as the party begins!



We Are The Children 2010 Party Photos

Here’s photos from the 2010 We Are The Children Christmas party… what a magical morning!!


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We Are The Children 2010 Gingerbread House Photos

The We Are The Children Christmas Party also featured gingerbread houses on display, to show off some Holiday magic in a creative– and delicious– way!



We Are The Children Photo Gallery

Take a look at the past incredible years of the We Are The Children Christmas Parties… this is the 27th year for this great event, and we’re better than ever!!



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