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Full Heart hosts fourth Charity Kids Carnival in Yardley

Full Heart hopes to raise $10,000 at the fourth Charity Kids Carnival, run and organized by kids, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18 (rain date Sunday, May 19) at Chester Meadow, 2322 Lakeview Drive in Yardley.

Children’s entertainment includes The Chick-Fil-A Cow (noon to 1 p.m.), Boomer the Trenton Thunder mascot (1 to 2 p.m.), Ms. Marilyn’s Kids Music Round (1:30 p.m.), pony rides (noon to 2 p.m.), the Yardley Makefield Volunteer Fire Company truck, kids games, human gyroscope rides, an inflatable obstacle course, card making (to be mailed to troops deployed overseas by A Soldier’s Hands), face painting, balloon animals, cat rescue, raffles, refreshments and more.

Author Scott Fegley will sign copies of his new book “The Meaning of Home,” available for purchase at the carnival. The nonprofit Joyce’s Voice for Cats Adoption will be in attendance.

Event proceeds will benefit: A Soldier’s Hands, a volunteer-run nonprofit providing needed skin-care products for troops; and the Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF), a nonprofit dedicated to finding effective treatments for the millions worldwide living with neurofibromatosis (NF).

Donations may be made at Sponsorship inquiries are welcome via e-mail at

Casey Schaeffer, a freshman at Pennsbury High School in Fairless Hills, started Full Heart in 2015 to empower kids to get involved in their communities. Casey has won numerous awards.

Full Heart has donated over $7,000 to charitable causes in three years. For information, visit Full Heart:; A Soldier’s Hands:; Children’s Tumor Foundation:; Scott Fegley:; Joyce’s Voice for Cats: