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.

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 2017 Toy Sorting Dates

We’re getting ready for the 2017 We Are The Children Christmas Party, and now we have the dates available for the toy sorting for the event with our friends at Meant2Be Moving & Storage! Keep reading for the dates and times for 2017 toy sorting…


We Are The Children Toy Drive In Manchester

Join us on Tuesday December 19th from 6am to 6pm, as we collect unwrapped toys for the We Are The Children Christmas Party!


Give A Gift/ Get A Gift At The Shoppes At Farmington Valley

Donate to We Are The Children’s annual toy drive this Thursday December 1st… and get a gift card for stores at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley as a thank you!


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

Join us on Wednesday December 13th 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!


Volunteer For This Year’s WE ARE THE CHILDREN Party!

We Are The Children is looking for volunteers for this year’s Christmas party, and we need your help! Register HERE to volunteer!


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

We are now accepting your generous online donations for the 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


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!


We Are The Children Archives

We Are The Children has been making the Holidays happy for kids for 30 years! Take a stroll through the history of this amazing Connecticut tradition with our We Are The Children archives…


Photos: We Are The Children Christmas Party 2015

Check out tons of great photos from the We Are The Children 2015 Christmas Party! All photos courtesy Brian Ambrose Photography… Thanks to everyone who helped make this the most magical event yet!!!


WATC Volunteer Goes Above And Beyond With Donation

You’ll never believe what she MADE for the over 1,000 kids attending the We Are The Children Christmas party.

96.5 TIC–12/15/2015

We Are The Children: Help For Another CT Family

Throughout the year, We Are The Children helps CT families facing hardships.


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.


The Jesse Branche 2014 Holiday Painting

Here is the NEW Jesse Branche 2014 holiday painting.


Thank You, Coldwell Banker in Glastonbury!

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


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!!


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!


One Direction Ultimate Fan Auction Raises Over $8,000 For We Are The Children!

Craig & Company delivered the ultimate One Direction fan package, with a charity auction to benefit We Are The Children!


The 2012 Jesse Branche Original Oil Painting To Be Auctioned off this morning!

Here is this year’s original oil on canvas, “Christmas in New England” by artist Jesse Branche. There is only one of these in the world! It will be auctioned off on the air on Craig and Company on Friday, November 30th from 5:30am to 10am.


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


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!


THANK YOU From We Are The Children!

We got such a great response from this year’s We Are The Children toy drives, there’s going to be a LOT of happy kids this Christmas morning! Thanks to everyone who generously donated gifts, time and love this Holiday Season!


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