Here's how you can help spread some holiday cheer this year!

As Christmas approaches, unfortunately, the Hudson Valley is full of families that are having a rough year. So rough that they aren't able to do Christmas the way they would like to for the young ones. Most of us can agree, that is unacceptable!!! That's why we have officially launched our yearly toy drive to help as many families as we can.


CJ & Jess Wolf Holiday Express Toy Drive

It is officially back!! Starting today we are asking everyone in the Hudson Valley to come together and help out a neighbor by making a toy donation!! This year we are asking local businesses, schools, community organizations, and YOU to start taking toy donations to benefit our friends at the Salvation Army!

Business Toy Donations

If you have a local business in the Hudson Valley we are asking you to please invite your customers and employees to make toy donations now through the week of December 15th at your place of business. If you work somewhere that doesn't have a lot of foot traffic, maybe invite your employees to bring a couple of toys in over the next few weeks. Once you have all of your donations together, we are asking you to drop them off to us at our yearly parking lot broadcast.

Mail Your Toy Donations

If you are planning to do some online shopping this year and can afford to put a few extra toys in your cart, you can have them sent directly to us. Once you finished shopping have your donations sent to us, CJ & Jess Holiday Express at 2 Pendell Rd Poughkeepsie NY, 12601.


Wolf Parking Lot Party

Once you have all your donations ready for drop-off, we are inviting everyone to stop by the parking lot of our studios at 2 Pendell Road in Poughkeepsie on Thursday, December 15th starting at 6 a.m. Everyone who makes a toy donation this year we have the chance to sign up to win Taylor Swift tickets for one of her shows at MetLife Stadium in May. Drop off a toy to help a family and you could be one of the lucky ones to see Taylor Swift!!! (You can also sign up to win another pair of Taylor Swift tickets here.)

Thank you to our Holiday Express partners at Earth Angels Veterinary Hospital in Wappingers Falls and the fine folks at Fidelis Care for their support this year! Take a look back at last year's toy drive...

CJ and Jess Wolf Holiday Express Toy Drive 2021

All month long you sent toys to the station. Then on Wednesday, December 15th, you dropped off toys at the Drive-by Toy Drive Broadcast, and then on Friday, December 17th the Crew from the Salvation Army came to pick up all the toys that were generously donated by so many of you in the Hudson Valley. Now they are on their way to children in need in our community this holiday season. Thank You Hudson Valley!

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