Children's Charity Donates Adaptive Bikes, Strollers to Local Kids
Variety, the children's charity, rolled into Erie on Monday with adaptive bikes, strollers and iPad's for 16 local children.
Many times kids with disabilities are not able to ride a traditional bike, or use a traditional stroller. It can sometimes leave them feeling isolated.
For some, this is the first time they have been able to ride a bike all on their own. Families say the adaptive bikes and strollers are life-changing.
"It's gonna be amazing because she has friends in the neighborhood with similar disabilities and they'll be able to go and ride together with other little kids that they wouldn't have that opportunity with," said Heather Johnston, whose daughter Lacey received an adaptive bike.
Erie is one of many stops on Variety's "life-changing tour.