Oh the joy of your first bike! Remember the feeling of your first riding lesson? The faces of 5,000 new bicycle owners tells the whole story of Free Bikes 4 Kidz. Congratulations to Executive Director, Tia Martinson, and her amazing staff. Undying gratitude to the thousands of amazing volunteers who made it all happen! Good Wheel… Read more »
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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!
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.