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Kids skate with the Bruins mascot for a good cause

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Valeria Mendez, 11, left, and Josselyn Flores, 11, both of Lynn, skate during the A Bed for Every Child event at McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink in Peabody on Friday.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Beds for all of the children in the A Bed for Every Child program are lined up on the ice at McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink in Peabody.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Blades the Bruin helps Kai Potter, 5, of Dochester skate during the A Bed for Every Child event at McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink on Friday.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Blades the Bruin teaches Destiny Derring, 4, of Lynn how to shoot a hockey puck during the A Bed for Every Child event at McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink on Friday.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Blades the Bruin takes a nap on one of the beds lined up to be donated to kids for the A Bed for Every Child event at McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink on Friday.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Adriana Ramos, 9, of Lynn tests out her new bed that was donated to her by A Bed for Every Child.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Kailyion Morrissey, 6, of Lynn skates past rows of beds that are being donated to kids thanks to A Bed for Every Child.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Kailyion Morrissey, 6, of Lynn skates past rows of beds that are being donated to kids thanks to A Bed for Every Child.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Blades the Bruin, left, and Kathleen Saunders of East Boston, right, teach Mariah Potter-Bristow, 4, of Dorchester how to skate during the A Bed for Every Child event at McVann-O'Keefe on Friday.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Mariah Potter-Bristow, 4, of Dorchester is all smiles as she lays eyes on her brand new bed.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Blades the Bruin and Kai Potter, 5, of Dorchester check out Kai's new bed.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Blades the Bruin and Devante Derring, 5, of Lynn check out Devante's new bed.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

From top, Destiny, 4, and Devante a Derring, 5, both of Lynn, test out Devante's new bed with Blades the Bruin.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)

A Bed for Every Kid skating

Kailyion Morrissey, 6, of Lynn skates past rows of beds that are being donated to kids thanks to A Bed for Every Child.

(Photo by Spenser R. Hasak)
PEABODY — Boston Bruins mascot Blades strapped on his skates with some young fans Thursday. Kai Potter, 5, was too busy to answer any questions about how he was enjoying the event. “Where’s the bear?” he yelled, as he skated off with the age-old beginning skater’s helper of several milk crates lashed together. Forty-plus fifth…

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