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Yesterday, two schools in Harlem and CitySights NY welcomed American Idol runner up Crystal Bowersox to their first ever city-wide toy drive event, "Holiday Joy" Toy Drive. Bowersox sang a selection of her favorite holiday tunes as well as songs from her brand new album, "Farmer's Daughter," in front of a CitySights NY iconic double-decker buses. 

Bowersox was joined by "Real Housewives of NY" star Kelly Bensimon, reality star Danielle Staub, Miss USA® Rima Fakih, The Radio City Rockettes®,  E! Spin Crowd star Jonathan Cheban, TBS'  Are We There Yet? star Teala Dunn,  and Yogi Bear and BooBoo in the toy delivery efforts. The stars hand delivered toys to NYC's children in need represented by Kids in Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.), a charity that has been helping provide new toys and other essential products to underprivileged and disaster-struck children for 25 years, and The Children's Aid Society, filling the gaps between what children have and what they need to thrive since 1853.


See photos of the event below:

CitySights NY Holiday Joy Toy Drive 2010; Crystal Bowersox, Miss USA, Yogi Bear and BooBoo

(L-R) American Idol runner up, Crystal Bowersox, Danielle Staub, Real Housewives of NY star Kelly Bensimon, Yogi Bear, and Boo-Boo outside in Harlem for the CitySights NY Holiday Joy Toy Drive


Crystal Bowersox and Miss USA Rima Fakih pose with a few Radio City Rockettes in front of the CitySights NY tour bus; Holiday Joy Toy Drive

(L-R) Danielle Staub, American Idol runner up, Crystal Bowersox, and Miss USA Rime Fakih do a kick line with the Radio City Rockettes at the CitySights NY Holiday Joy Toy Drive


Crystal Bowersox, Yogi Bear, and BooBoo visit a Harlem school; Holiday Joy Toy Drive

(L-R) American Idol runner up, Crystal Bowersox, Yogi Bear, and Boo-Boo embrace the children of K.I.D.S. before distributing toys from the CitySights Holiday Joy Toy Drive


Miss USA Rima Fakih visits Harlem schoolchildren; Holiday Joy Toy Drive

Miss USA Rima Fakih helps distribute toys to the kids at CitySights NY's Holiday Joy Toy Drive



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