Celebrating the halfway point of Free Bikes 4 Kidz extraordinary 8-week effort to refurbish thousands of bicycles for thousands of kids in need by December 1st! Shout out to all week 4 volunteers including QBP (Quality Bicycle Products), U.S. Bank, Wayzata Mountain Bike Team, Emerson Technologies, Micron USA (Minneapolis) and EDK Training. Early giving… Read more »
Posts By: Joan Weber
After only three weeks, we are riding the momentum and have completed about 2,500 bikes, with the help of 1,128 volunteers who have supported us with 4,339 hours so far. Every volunteer and every hour counts. We couldn’t do this without our inspiring community of volunteers. Together, we are better!
Week 2 set race records with a total of 1600 bicycles finished at the Free Bikes 4 Kidz warehouse! Thank you to each individual volunteer plus the special forces from PT Day of Service, Saturday Properties, Target, Wells Fargo, Collins Electrical and Dangerous Man Brewing Co.
Celebrating the first week at the largest Pop-Up Bike Shop on the planet with our first finished bike, our first amazing volunteer cleaners and mechanics, and 600+ shiny refurbished bicycles all ready to change kids lives! We couldn’t be prouder. Thank you again Allina Health, Media Minefield, QBP (Quality Bicycle Products) and Park Tool for… Read more »
In the past 2 weeks, not only did Minneapolis have their big annual bike collection, but Free Bikes 4 Kidz affiliates in Eugene/Springfield, Atlanta and Detroit also held their collections with amazing results. FB4K Founder, Terry Esau was able to travel to Eugene and Detroit to help out. Lots of hard work. Congratulations to all!… Read more »
Beautiful to see the generosity of the Twin Cities metro area! Thank you for creating the largest POP-UP BIKE SHOP on the planet~ 6000+ bikes were donated yesterday at 50 Allina Health locations. For the next 8 weeks we need massive numbers of volunteers to clean and fix all the bikes like new to… Read more »