WPLR’s Chaz & AJ raise 76,000 in cash and toys for needy kids


This past Friday morning was the 5th Annual Cox Radio’s 99.1 FM PLR Chaz & AJ Toy Drive for the Kids of Connecticut. The event raised nearly 76,000 dollars  in cash and toys for needy children in Connecticut. Chaz & AJ collected new unwrapped toys for the children at the Rushford Center in Middletown, Children’s Center in Hamden, The Boys & Girls Village in Milford, AIDS Project New Haven and countless families across Connecticut.

Special guests that appeared included AG Richard Blumenthal performing his rendition of Santa Baby and “The Political Choir” with Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz, The Mayors of New Haven, East Haven, West Haven , Shelton and Ansonia. There was also music provided by The Smithereens’ Pat Dinizio. Live from LA, Bill Cosby, RC Smith from the Rachel Ray Show, local media stars, Santa, Mrs. Claus, Scrooge and more.