Posts Tagged: bicycles

Season 11, Week 5

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 »

FB4K HALFWAY THROUGH!

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 »

SEASON 11, WEEK 3

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!    

SEASON 11, WEEK 1!

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 »

2018 COLLECTION DAY!

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 be… Read more »

NEW WAREHOUSE!

Free Bikes 4 Kidz has there new home for 2018 Season 11!  A big beautiful warehouse at 5930 Earle Brown Drive in Brooklyn Center has been donated, and our first volunteer group has already unloaded and set up all our equipment. Bring on the bikes! Allina Health’s area wide bike collection is next Saturday, October… Read more »