WPLR's Chaz & AJ's Toy Drive starts today


The 6th Annual 99.1 FM WPLR Chaz & AJ Toy Drive for the Kids of Connecticut launches today New Haven. The station will collect new a unwrapped toy valued at $20 dollars or more for the children at The Waterbury Regional Children’s Probate Court, The Clifford W. Beers Guidance Clinic of New Haven, Casa Otonal, Community Center of New Haven, Center For Human Services in Stratford, The Rushford Center in Middletown, The Children’s Center of Hamden, The Boys & Girls Village in Milford and families across Connecticut. Chaz & AJ will broadcast live on location.

John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band and Joe Bouchard (from Blue Oyster Cult) will perform live. Also appearing: Wrestler Mick Foley, Linda Cohn from ESPN, Babe Ruth’s granddaughter Linda Ruth Tosetti, several local television personalities and elected officials including:  Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, Connecticut Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz, New Haven Mayor John Destefano, East Haven Mayor April Capone Almon, and of course Santa Claus. Admission is a new unwrapped toy valued at $20 dollars or more.