CUTLER, Ind. (WLFI) - The Simply Soda Foundation is holding a festival this weekend in hopes of raising $8,000 for families of hospitalized children.
The second-annual Soda Fest kicked off Friday evening in Cutler in Carroll County. It's being held in a volunteer's backyard at 2406 East County Road 500 South.
The festival features musical performances from several local bands, games and other activities.
The Foundation began after an accident left little Zaine "Soda" Wagoner's left side paralyzed three years ago.
More than 400 people are expected to attend the music festival.
"It's still a fairly small event. We're kind of out in the country here, and we're able to be loud and enjoy ourselves, and that's a good part too," said volunteer Robert Kincaid. "Hopefully it's something we will continue to grow bigger and bigger each year."
T-shirts, wrist bands and other items can be purchased at the festival.
All proceeds Friday and Saturday go to the foundation which helps meet expenses for families with children in the hospital.
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