Rolling into a week of thankfulness~ for every bike we give away, there are thousands of people who made it happen! Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving. You are the heart of the wheel! Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor, AllinaHealth, and to our generous partners: Quality Bike Products, Park Tool, Penn Cycle, HED Cycling, Media… Read more »
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A few highlights from the Free Bikes 4 Kidz live feed celebration of GiveMN Give To The Max Day. Special thanks to Doran Companies for the $10,000 matching gift, and to every donor who believes in what we do!
Give to the Max Day is about good will to all. But this year, let’s make it Good Wheel 2 All! Every dollar you donate will be matched by Doran Companies up to $10,000! $30 puts a kid on a bike with a brand new helmet, $300 changes the lives of ten kids, and $3000… Read more »
The snow started falling, but we will not be deterred. Free Bikes 4 Kidz will be open 7 days a week until every bicycle is finished for our December giveaways! 3,500 bikes are finished thanks to our continuing stream of dedicated volunteers, and awesome groups from MN Chapter of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners Community Group,… Read more »
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 »
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!