Touch-A-Truck SJ '23
(NEW EVENT) Spring
In 2020 during the global pandemic when celebrations for everything were at a distance, Coastal Kids Home Care and a community of supporters came together to transform our annual Touch-A-Truck event into the first ever Cruisin' for Coastal Kids parade. Led by police vehicles, our parades of classic cars, fire engines, and trucks all wearing masks that said, “Cruisin’ for Coastal Kids,” drove by the homes of some of the most vulnerable kids in Salinas and the Bay Area. It was an incredibly special day.
However, on typical years for almost a decade, Coastal Kids puts on Touch-A-Truck in Salinas -- a fall tradition and the signature fundraiser for Coastal Kids Home Care. The event includes vehicles, food trucks, music and more. Children and adults can climb into a fire engine, explore a bulldozer and get behind the wheel a big rig. They can learn about CPR, build a toy truck, enjoy carnival games all while enjoying tasty treats. The event has grown from a small grass roots effort to an eagerly anticipated community event attracting over 1,000 kids and kids at heart. And some of our most special patients have enjoyed the event year after year.
And for the first time ever, Coastal Kids will be combining Cruisin' for Coastal Kids and Touch-A-Truck in a brand new location -- History Park San Jose! Thank you to presenting sponsors Valeta and TJ Rodgers for starting off our sponsorships! Join them today and help us keep sick kids home.
Touch-A-Truck 2023 Saturday April 15 · 11:00 am – 4:00 pm · History Park San Jose A day of fun for kids and kids at heart to climb and explore their favorite trucks and other vehicles.
Join us on Saturday April 15 · 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at History Park San Jose to explore more than 50 vehicles, food trucks, raffles and other entertainment. Children and adults can climb onto a big rig and explore a fire engine. They can learn about CPR, build a toy vehicle, and enjoy carnival games all while enjoying tasty treats. The event has grown from a grass roots effort to an eagerly anticipated community event.
Proceeds from TOUCH-A-TRUCK benefit Coastal Kids Home Care--our areas only provider of in-home medical, social service, and therapy visits to children living with illness in our community.
Check back soon to buy advanced tickets here. Questions? Email Cassie Jimenez at firstname.lastname@example.org