PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Lots of children are fascinated by big trucks and Saturday, some local kids got to see them up close.
The Junior League of Pittsburgh hosted its sixth annual “Touch a Truck” event in the Strip District.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: 40.1% Of State's Eligible Population Have Received 1st Vaccine Doses
Children got the opportunity to touch and see more than 30 trucks, including bulldozers, fire trucks, semi-trucks and other vehicles.
The family of 2-year-old Maddox Derkosh, who was tragically killed at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium last November, was also in attendance. They were taking toy truck donation for “Trucks for Maddox,” which was started in honor of Derkosh who loved trucks.READ MORE: Former East Carnegie Volunteer Fire Department Chief Accused Of Theft Pleads Guilty
“All of us that are a part of this want to see smiles on the children’s faces,” spokesperson Teri Kemp said.
The truck donations will go to 13 local charities.MORE NEWS: Keeping Middle Seats Empty On Airplanes Can Reduce Risk Of COVID-19 Exposure By Up To 57% Says CDC Study
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