Throughout the NJ1015 Family Adoption process, the personalities are reading families on the air and what those families have requested as donations. All families are listed under a generic letter to protect their identity. If you missed some of the information on a particular family that you wish to adopt or donate to, the information is below in numerical order. If you need further information on any of the families, you can call the NJ1015 Family Adoption hotline 609-359-5353.

Wishes of infants to toddlers for the holidays:
Pajamas, Socks, Winter Jackets, Blankets, Age Appropriate toys, Bottles, snowsuits, Hats and Mittens, Infant Rockers and or Bouncers, Teething Rings and or Age Appropriate DVD’s.

Wishes of 3 to 5 year olds for the holidays:
Multi-cultural dolls, toys that feature Thomas the Tank engine, Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, Go Diego, , Hot Wheels and or Board Games, Books, Arts and Crafts like Crayola Beginnings, Winter Jackets, Hats & Mittens, and or Age Appropriate DVD’s.

Wishes of 6 to 9 year olds for the holidays:
Multicultural Dolls, Scooters/ Bikes, Sleeping bags, Books, Game Boys and Age Appropriate Games, Webkins, Sudoku, Board Games, Sporting Balls, Legos, Bicycles, Coloring Books and Crayons, and or art supplies/ or model sets and sporting balls.

Wishes of 10 to 13 year olds for the holidays:
Art Supplies, Hair Accessories, Costume Jewelry, Board Games, Wii (WE) Games, I Tunes Gift Cards, Games Boys/ Electronic Games, Hanna Montana items, Skateboards, Sporting Balls, CD Player and or Sports Jerseys.

Wishes of 14 to 17 year olds for the holidays:
Gift Certificates for Music Stores, Clothing Stores & Computer Stores, I Tunes Gift Cards, Robe and Slippers, ‘Trac Fones’, Personal Care Items, Wristwatches, Costume Jewelry, Games Boys, Mind Quiz Games and or Electronic Instruments.

ALSO: All donations are welcomed for families including gift cards, candles, bed sheets, perfumes, costume jewelry, journals, home goods and wrapping paper and bows.


  • Call the New Jersey 101.5 Family Adoption Hotline at (609) 359-5353 to adopt one or more families. We also encourage groups or businesses to adopt families.
  • Mail gift cards to:
    New Jersey 101.5’s Family Adoption
    109 Walters Ave. Trenton, NJ 08638

New Jersey 101.5 listeners can drop off their donated items to participating Lackland Self Storage locations by 12/12/13:

5 Lackland Self Storage Drop off Locations


S. Brunswick

4140 US Route 1, Monmouth Junction



3540 Quakerbridge Rd. Trenton


King of Prussia

318 Henderson Road, King of Prussia



288 Gatzmer Avenue, Jamesburg



77 Willowbrook Blvd, Wayne


You’ll also be able to drop off a donation at several area malls including:

5 Area Mall  Drop off Locations



Bridgewater Commons Mall



Monmouth Mall, Eatontown



Menlo Park Mall, Edison



Quakerbridge Mall, Lawrenceville



Freehold Raceway Mall, Freehold