Peg Trill does not need to see the faces of the children her non-profit donates bikes to each Christmas.
“I can almost feel their excitement,” said the Ridley Park resident and founder and president of Santa’s Wheels. “Every year, I think of all these little ones screaming, ‘I’ve got a bike! I’ve got a bike!’ “It’s the greatest feeling in the world.”
This is the third year Santa’s Wheels has given bikes to children in need. “The first year, it was three bikes that I purchased. Last year it was 10 and this year it’s 30-plus,” said Trill, who daylights as an insurance agent in Media.
Trill and her brother, Mike Jennings, came up with the idea after she was finding it more and more difficult to find charities that delivered toys that kids would see for the first time on Christmas morning.
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By TIMOTHY LOGUE, DelCo Times, firstname.lastname@example.org