NATRONA HEIGHTS, Pa. (KDKA) – A 7-year-old girl’s cupcake stand raised almost $3,000 for the New Kensington Police Department’s K9 officer Deuce.
Kaley Bastine, 7, loves helping police officers — both human and K9.READ MORE: St. Patrick's Day Parade In Pittsburgh Sees Smaller Crowd For Celebrations In September
Her cupcake stand was set up Saturday night at Bird Dog’s Sports Bar and Grill in Natrona Heights.
She raised a total of $2,889 for Officer Joe Martino and his K9 Deuce.
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This isn’t Kaley’s first time raising a lot of money for local law enforcement.
She’s previously raised nearly $20,000 for the Harrison Police Department.
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.MORE NEWS: Allegheny Co. Police Investigating After Woman Found With Gunshot Wound In City Of Duquesne
When she heard Deuce had come from the Shaw Foundation, she knew what her next fundraising project would be.