How an Italian Immigrant Rolled Out the Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

So at the age of 16, his family sold their mule and he used the funds to travel to America. Little did he know that adults would find a use for those wagons on Fire Island as a way of transporting luggage, groceries and more in a place where there were no cars, and where… Continue reading How an Italian Immigrant Rolled Out the Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

How an Italian Immigrant Rolled Out the Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

He used it to cart around his tools, which he used to build phonograph cabinets. Pretty soon, those wagons were selling faster razor ride ons than the cabinets. The Radio Flyer business was born in 1917, though it would be years before he would be known by that name. This month, they will launch the… Continue reading How an Italian Immigrant Rolled Out the Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

How an Italian Immigrant Rolled Out the Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

“Her favorite thing to do when she is admitted is to go on wagon rides. That’s the one thing we can do every time to pass the time and to keep her happy and to help keep her as comfortable during treatments,” Laura said. Federal law prohibits any person from selling products subject to a… Continue reading How an Italian Immigrant Rolled Out the Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

How an Italian Immigrant Rolled Out the Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

This example had peeling paint, rust, and a partially missing decal on the side. A Streak-O-Light wagon from the 1930s in very rough condition is still worth $100 to $125. Give today to help deliver the Hero Wagon to seriously ill kids across the country. A Hero Wagon can truly make a difference in a… Continue reading How an Italian Immigrant Rolled Out the Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

How an Italian Immigrant Rolled Out the Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

Then, when I have my young nephews for the day, it can completely replace the stroller and they get the fun of a stroller wagon ride, while I get room for all our family’s drinks and gear. For many people, an antique Radio Flyer wagon brings back fond memories of their childhood. A true piece… Continue reading How an Italian Immigrant Rolled Out the Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

How An Italian Immigrant Rolled Out The Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

Since 2002, the company has produced plastic as well as metal-bodied wagons. The Hero Wagon redesign came about largely because the two organizations began to hear how hospital staff were customizing the wagons themselves to fit their needs, says Pasin. So Radio Flyer assembled a team of designers, researchers, and engineers to visit children’s hospitals… Continue reading How An Italian Immigrant Rolled Out The Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

How An Italian Immigrant Rolled Out The Radio Flyer Wagon Across America

For more information about the Hero Wagon, please visit radioflyer.com/hero-wagon. “The wagon was an integral part of normalizing and allowing Charlie to feel a little bit like a kid,” says Garone, who serves as CEO of the Starlight Children’s Foundation. “She could smile and have fun.” Garone did not know it then, but this personal… Continue reading How An Italian Immigrant Rolled Out The Radio Flyer Wagon Across America