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Radio duo teams up to make holidays brighter for foster children

Posted at 9:53 AM, Dec 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-06 09:54:17-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Nearly 50 children come into foster care on a monthly basis through Kent County Department of Human Service (DHS). Many do not get to experience a Christmas morning.

Connie and Curtis, morning duo for Channel 95.7 partnered with DHS and Hope Network’s DART program  for "Connie and Curtis Christmas Kids," seeking new unwrapped toys, books and body wash gift sets, which will be put in gift bags to be ready for children when they come into care.

Here’s Connie and Curtis Christmas Kids’ Wish List, which was developed in partnership with Kent County Human Services and Hope Network’s DART program:

Newborn to 1-year-olds: Baby toys, teethers and board books.

1- to 3-year-olds: Little Tykes toys, Fisher-Price toys, Little People toys and picture books.

3- to 5-year-olds: Duplos toys, Hot Wheels toys, baby dolls (multicultural), coloring books and picture books.

5- to 10-year-olds: Legos toys, Barbies (multicultural), action figures, craft kits and building kits.

10- to 13-year-olds: Legos toys, sports gear and equipment, art kits, duffel bags, body wash gift sets (boys and girls).

13- to 18-year-olds: Gift cards to McDonald’s, Burger King, Taco Bell, Subway