2019 schedule of events, thanks to our Toy Collection Sponsors
Nov. 22 - Noon - 6p: Kapco & WTMJ Radio's Kids to Kids Toy Drive presented by ACI West Bend at Heiser Toyota Chevrolet in West Bend with Jeff Wagner, Wisconsin's Afternoon News & WTMJ Street Team
Dec. 5 - Doors open at 6p: WTMJ Holiday Radio Show presented by Kapco, The Bartolotta Restaurant Group, Capri Senior Communities and VMP Healthcare & Community Living in West Allis
Dec. 6 - Noon - 6p: Kapco & WTMJ Radio's Kids to Kids Toy Drive at VMP Healthcare & Community Living in West Allis with Jeff Wagner, Wisconsin's Afternoon News and WTMJ Street Team
Dec. 11 - 2-3p: Kids 2 Kids Radiothon during Jeff Wagner Show at Radio City
Dec. 12: Kapco's Kids 2 Kids Sleigh Day and Kapco and WTMJ Radio's Kids 2 Kids Toy Drive at Sentry Delafield with Jeff Wagner, Wisconsin's Afternoon News and WTMJ Street Team
Dec. 13: Kapco's Kids 2 Kids Sleigh Day
Dec. 14: Christmas at Kapco
Kids 2 Kids Christmas interviews
11/15-- Sara Dunlap, Community Relations and Special Event Manager at Kapco, joined Wisconsin's Morning News to discuss the kickoff of the 14th annual Kids 2 Kids Christmas campaign. Listen to the interview in the player below.
How Kids 2 Kids Christmas began (from Kids 2 Kids web site)
"Kapco's Kids2Kids Christmas originated after retired WTMJ radio host, Jonathan Green, and Kapco President, Jim Kacmarcik, envisioned a campaign that would help both low-income children as well as make an impact on the children who contributed.
"When the endeavor was launched in 2006, Kapco's original goal was to collect 1,000 toys. Yet, through the active participation and generosity of schools, business, organizations and thousands of generous individuals, this number was far surpassed.
"Now, 13 years later, the toy count tops well over 20,000 toys annually and just as importantly, several thousand children actively participate in this cause by volunteering and contributing toys."