In Mill Valley, Calif., 6-year-old Saxton Yuill has created a special bond with his garbage man, Steve Cunningham of Mill Valley Refuse, over the past year. After learning that Cunningham was paralyzed from a vehicle accident, Saxton decided to start a fundraiser to help out his friend.
Thus far, Saxon has held two bake sales and has raised approximately $1,000 for the Cunningham family.
KTVU has more:
There is a special friendship between a young boy in Mill Valley and the garbage collector who comes by his home weekly. Recently, the garbage man was seriously injured after a vehicle accident and his family tells KTVU what the boy is doing is making a difference.
Steve Cunningham, the garbage collector worked at Mill Valley Refuse for 15 years until last month when an accident left him paralyzed. Now, a young friend he made along his route is trying to help.
Shortly before 6 a.m., Mill Valley Refuse rolls out its garbage collection trucks and they make their way into neighborhoods.