PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A local girl who has previously raised tens of thousands of dollars for police is opening a cupcake stand in Natrona Heights to raise money for a K9 officer.

Kaley Bastine, a young girl who loves to help police, will open up a cupcake stand on Sept. 28 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Bird Dog’s in Natrona Heights.

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(Photo Credit: Jamie Bastine)

The funds will go to the New Kensington Police Department’s new K9, Deuce.


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Her fundraising efforts began after the death of New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw, a 25-year-old who was shot and killed in 2017.

When she heard Deuce had come from the Shaw Foundation, she knew what her next fundraising project would be.

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Money raised will go to Officer Joe Martino and his K9.