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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Stars & Guitars Charity Auction To Benefit We Are The Children

This Friday Craig & Company is hosting the Stars & Guitars charity auction, to benefit We Are The Children. We’re auctioning off a guitar– signed by EVERY ARTIST from this year’s All-Star Christmas concert! Get all the details on how you can bid…

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Great Stuff-A-Truck Toy Drive at Brescome Barton

Last Friday, Brescome Barton Distributors hosted a Stuff-A-Truck toy drive to benefit We Are The Children, and we were able to collect a lot of toys that will help make the holidays brighter for some kids in need.

12/17/2014

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Jesse Branche Art Auction This Morning!

This beauty is being auctioned off on Craig and Company this morning!

12/12/2014

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10 Ways To Have A Magical Holiday You Can Be Proud Of

We Are The Children DESPERATELY needs your help. Guess what? Volunteering actually helps YOU!

12/05/2014

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The Jesse Branche 2014 Holiday Painting

Here is the NEW Jesse Branche 2014 holiday painting.

12/03/2014

Photo courtesy We Are The Children

Thank You, Coldwell Banker in Glastonbury!

Coldwell Banker in Glastonbury donated a $1,000 check to this year’s We Are The Children campaign!

12/02/2014

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

Join us on Thursday December 18th from 9:30am 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!

12/01/2014

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We Are The Children Toy Drive In Manchester

Join us on Monday December 22nd from 7am to 6pm, as we collect unwrapped toys for the We Are The Children Christmas Party!

12/01/2014

Photo Credit: Gary Craig, 965 TIC

We Are The Children Helps Foodshare

We Are The Children matched YOUR donations during last week’s Foodshare drive to help CT families in need… and here’s the $15,000 check to prove it!!

11/24/2014

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Stuff-A-Car with Liberty Honda and Liberty Mazda

Liberty Honda, Liberty Mazda, and 96.5 TIC are proud to Stuff-A-Car this Holiday season at the Shoppes at Farmington Valley in Canton for their annual Give-A-Gift, Get-A-Gift event on Thursday December 4th from 5pm to 7pm to support We Are The Children.

11/20/2014

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…

11/18/2014

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Help Foodshare With A Turkey and Thirty!

Join 96.5 TIC and We Are The Children in supporting Foodshare!

11/17/2014

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We Are The Children 2014 Toy Sorting Dates

We’re getting ready for the 2014 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 2014 toy sorting…

11/11/2014

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Meet & Greet With ‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro

Check out the official meet & greet photos from the Evening with Buddy Valastro! To order your prints, visit http://www.photoreflect.com/store/thumbpage.aspx?e=9434149

11/05/2014

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We Are The Children 2014 Volunteer Recruitment Day Party

It’s almost time for this year’s We Are The Children volunteer recruitment day! Get all the details on how you can join in the fun for this year’s We Are The Children Christmas Party!

11/05/2014

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Brescome Barton to Host “Stuff-A-Truck Toy Drive”

Brescome Barton and We Are the Children will be holding a “Stuff a Truck” Toy Drive on Friday, December 12, 2014.

11/04/2014

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The We Are The Children recruitment day

Here it is gang, the very FIRST We Are The Children update. Recruitment day, where you sign up to work at the party on Christmas Day, is Sunday November 16th 11am to 1pm at the […]

10/30/2014

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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!

09/10/2014

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We Are The Children Toy Drive Today In Manchester

We still need a lot of new and unwrapped toys!

12/23/2013

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!

12/19/2013

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Give A Gift, Get A Gift 2013 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!

12/13/2013

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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!

12/02/2013

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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

11/25/2013

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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…

11/18/2013

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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!

11/16/2013

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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!

11/06/2013

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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.

12/25/2012

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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

09/28/2012

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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!

09/28/2012

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We Are The Children 2010 Party Photos

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

09/20/2012

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