Toddler raises spirits of medically fragile children

Posted at 6:48 PM, Oct 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-27 21:52:17-04

A pint-sized pumpkin named Charlie Abbadessa is spreading his great giving spirit to kids who need a lift.  

The social media tyke recently visited Ryan House, a non-profit that cares for medically fragile children and those that are terminal, to pass out Halloween candy and toys. They were placed in boo baskets. It was his mom's idea and Charlie ran away with it on an Instagram video posted to her page.  

"Ta da! I made all these pumpkins for my friends," exclaims Charlie in the video.  

"I didn't really have an agenda for it, I just wanted to help some kids this year," Jenna Abbadessa told ABC15 in an interview.  

The two-year-old lives with his parents in Phoenix. This year will be first time trick-or-treating. But before he hit the streets, he stopped by the halls inside the Ryan House.  

"The Ryan House was very appreciative of the baskets and everything. The feedback has been great and I just really hope that we helped the kids this year," said Jenna Abbadessa. 

You can learn more about the Ryan House HERE.