Valley teen honored for stuffed animal donation

Posted: Updated:
Trace Eddy was recognized for her donation of dozens of stuffed animals in Goodyear. (Source: Goodyear Police Department/3TV/CBS 5) Trace Eddy was recognized for her donation of dozens of stuffed animals in Goodyear. (Source: Goodyear Police Department/3TV/CBS 5)
Goodyear firefighters presented Trace with a "fire chief challenge coin" for his hard work. (Source: Goodyear Fire Department) Goodyear firefighters presented Trace with a "fire chief challenge coin" for his hard work. (Source: Goodyear Fire Department)
Eddy, 13, donated 108 stuffed animals to the Goodyear Fire Department. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Eddy, 13, donated 108 stuffed animals to the Goodyear Fire Department. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
He was able to get dozens of stuffed animals in part due to Black Bear Diner and Kohl's. (Source: Goodyear Fire Department) He was able to get dozens of stuffed animals in part due to Black Bear Diner and Kohl's. (Source: Goodyear Fire Department)
"It's fun giving back," Trace tells us. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) "It's fun giving back," Trace tells us. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
GOODYEAR, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

A Valley teen was honored on Thursday for thinking of others with one big donation.

Trace Eddy, 13, donated 108 stuffed animals to the Goodyear Fire Department.

[RELATED: Goodyear teen collects 100+ stuffed animals for firefighters to give to kids]

The toys are given to children who are involved in crashes and medical emergencies to help them cope with what's going on.

He was able to get dozens of stuffed animals in part due to Black Bear Diner and Kohl's.

Goodyear firefighters presented Trace with a "fire chief challenge coin" for his hard work.

Copyright 2017 KPHO/KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.


  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Tapping therapy empowering patients

    Tapping therapy empowering patients

    Friday, March 23 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-03-23 20:40:24 GMT
    Dr. Ed Lamadrid shows how tapping can help alleviate stress. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Dr. Ed Lamadrid shows how tapping can help alleviate stress. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    Tapping therapy, also known as emotional freedom technique, is a take-off of Chinese acupuncture, targeting specific points on the body to help patients address both emotional and physical stressors.

    More >

    Tapping therapy, also known as emotional freedom technique, is a take-off of Chinese acupuncture, targeting specific points on the body to help patients address both emotional and physical stressors.

    More >
  • Breakthrough treatment for tough to treat cancer now being used at Phoenix hospital

    Breakthrough treatment for tough to treat cancer now being used at Phoenix hospital

    Thursday, March 22 2018 8:47 AM EDT2018-03-22 12:47:10 GMT
    It's a medical breakthrough that's being called truly "transformative" by a world-renowned cancer doctor here in Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)It's a medical breakthrough that's being called truly "transformative" by a world-renowned cancer doctor here in Phoenix. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
    It's called CAR-T cellular therapy and only one hospital in the entire state has been approved to perform the procedure on its patients. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)It's called CAR-T cellular therapy and only one hospital in the entire state has been approved to perform the procedure on its patients. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    It's a medical breakthrough that's being called truly "transformative" by a world-renowned cancer doctor here in Phoenix. It's called CAR-T cellular therapy and only one hospital in the entire state has been approved to perform the procedure on its patients.

    More >

    It's a medical breakthrough that's being called truly "transformative" by a world-renowned cancer doctor here in Phoenix. It's called CAR-T cellular therapy and only one hospital in the entire state has been approved to perform the procedure on its patients.

    More >
  • Working after 65: Things to keep in mind

    Working after 65: Things to keep in mind

    Thursday, March 29 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-03-29 12:19:12 GMT
    (Source: convisum via 123RF)(Source: convisum via 123RF)

    For many of us, the retirement age is a moving target. The magic number used to be 65, but lots of us are living and working longer.

    More >

    For many of us, the retirement age is a moving target. The magic number used to be 65, but lots of us are living and working longer.

    More >