An Indianapolis boy who raised nearly $7, 000 for fallen Deputy John Pickett’ s family was taken in a touching photo saluting the particular officer’ s memorial on Sunday.
Malachi Fronczak, 6, of Kokomo, spent Friday and Saturday promoting hot cocoa and lemonade to assist the family of Pickett, who was chance and killed in early March whilst attempting to apprehend a suspect. Pickett was the first officer killed within the line of duty from the Boone Region Sheriff’s Office since 1935.
Malachi raised almost $7, 000 — $5, two hundred on Friday and $1, 750 on Saturday — after promoting the beverages for four hrs, FOX59 Indianapolis reported.
“It’s wonderful. At any time your kids have a big heart, wish to serve others, I think it’s important being a parent to support that. It’s excellent to see him out wanting to accomplish that, ” Jason Fronczak, Malachi’ s i9000 father, told FOX59.
Malachi and his household went to Boone County to visit the memorial set up for Pickett. From one point, Malachi was pictured saluting Pickett’ s memorial. The particular photos were posted on the kid’s Fb page.
The particular boy signed an American flag praising Pickett and left a container of lemonade with the message: “ From: Malachi’ s Magnificent Lemonade Stand. ”
Malachi also plans to market lemonade at the Kokomo Library Southern Branch next Saturday.