Little Red Stories
Loved my radio flyer wagon when we had it. The wheels got busted when we used the wagon as a wheelbarrow to replace all of the sod in our yard. We had to replace the sod because we had a chinch bug problem, so the wagon did us good. Now we have a beautiful yard that the children can play in! But we need a new wagon lol.
Manyyears ago when my daughter was in girl scouts, I was the leader and my husband needed the car for work and living a mile from the First Baptist Church in Fresno. I needed to get from home to the church with the craft supplies and materials. The only way to tote was our red flyer wagon. We also used in delivering Girl Scout cookies during cookie time.
When my son was born he had a heart murmer.The doctor said it would most likely go away as he got older.When he turned one we found out it wasn't gonna get better and that it was gonna get worse until the point where he would have open heart surgery.When he turned 8 the condition (Artic Stenosis)had worsened to the point it became critical.He always wanted to play all sports and it was apperent that would probabally never happen.We came in contact with dr.Rosen and dr.MCCONNELL both from Children's hospital in columbus Ohio.They decided to try a new procedure called the Ross procedure.It was very sucessful and Nathanial came through everything like it never happened.While we were at the hospital we decided we were gonna go start a wagon run and raise money to buy new wagons for the hospital.They cost 500 dollars and so far we have raised enough for 7 wagons.With your help we can work together and make sure other children have a ride to and from office visits and to their rooms before sergury.Thank you from Nathanials wagons for a cause.
When our son was small and could not walk but was not in a stroller the only thing that made him content was a ride in his radio flyer wagon. We would just walk and walk. We had a wagon that we could take with us in the car and it went everywhere!
I have fond wagon memories of my young Grandchildren riding in a wagon being pulled by me their Grandpa. They giggle and played together and eventually fall asleep with happy smiles.
Wagons are great! Everyone needs one from children to elderly. They have so many different uses!
I wish I had pictures but I dont. When my husbands contract was up for the USMC in 2015, we donated our wagon we couldnt move with us to the hospitality house across from the hospital by daughter spent 4 months in the NICU at. We figured families who had kids staying with them could enjoy it and use it to haul stuff the the hospital. It was like a Ronald McDonald house since New Hanover Regional didnt have one. Such an awesome group of people running it and keeping it going. I hope they are still getting good use out of it!
We were having a yard sale and had a lightly used red wagon for sale. A sweet woman and darling little boy came over and he loved the wagon but I could see she didn't have the money to pay for it. After talking to her, I learned her husband was serving in the military overseas and that was all I needed to know. My husband and I loaded the wagon into her car and then took her and her son to McDonald's for burger and fries!
My most memorable and favorite memory is not on the full sized Radio Flyer Wagons but on the miniature ones. I had bought a dozen or so of the miniature Radio Flyer Wagons with and without the wooden sides. For Easter I filled them with candy, eggs and treats and used it for the Easter basket. Everyone really loved the idea. Later I would bake cookies and fill the wagon for parties and picnics. They made a great conversation piece.
Our American Legion Auxiliary Unit has filled the Classic wagon with goodies to use as a raffle. The proceeds from our raffle go to help our local Veterans in many ways. We donate to the local VA Hospital, purchase Christmas gifts for Veterans in our local nursing homes and our State Veterans home, donate to the USO, the local Boys & Girls Club, Veteran benefit Golf tournaments, the list goes on. The Radio Flyer wagon creates a lot of interest!