Posts Tagged: THANKYOU

SYLVIA’S FINAL RIDE!

We are honored to help celebrate Sylvia Fowles passion for bicycles and her final season with the WNBA Minnesota Lynx with the #SylsFinalRide Bike Giveaway at East Side Neighborhood Services! Sylvia gave many young riders a great start with bikes and helmets. Special thanks to the Minnesota Lynx and the Minnesota Timberwolves who provided bike locks to go… Read more »

SUMMER GIVEAWAY!

We were proud to partner again with 3M for the 2nd annual giveaway benefiting the Sanneh Foundation at the Conway Community Center! Thank you to all the great 3M volunteers who worked hard to make a lot of kids very happy.  

Fb4kMN BURGLARIZED

MOVING FORWARD AFTER A TOUGH WEEK!       Halloween 2021 knocked us on our back as our Free Bikes 4 Kidz MNwarehouse was burglarized late Sunday night, October 31, and into the early hours of November 1, just when we thought we were turning the 2021 corner post pandemic. We are still calculating the damage, but so… Read more »

2021 BIKE COLLECTION

Broke records again at the FreeBikes4KidzMN Bike Collection Day on October 9th! Thank you to our great friends at Allina Health who collected 7,192 bicycles in 4 hours at 37 clinic locations. Added to the 7,000 bikes we had, we completely filled the warehouse! 14,000 bikes indeed makes us the Biggest Bike Shop of the… Read more »

FAREWELL TO JEFF PARELL

With 9 years of amazing memories and sadness, we say farewell to FreeBikes4KidzMN Board Chairman, Jeff Parell. We will forever be grateful for his support, wisdom, generosity and advice. Words cannot describe just how impactful Jeff has been on the success and direction of FreeBikes4KidzMN and Free Bikes 4 Kidz *First FB4K board chair *First… Read more »

7006 BIKES IN 4 HOURS!

Wow. Allina Health knocked it out of the park on Collection Day! Despite fewer volunteers and fewer donation locations, they have set us up to collect more bikes in 2020 than any other year. On October 3, they collected 7006 bikes to add to the already almost 2,000 that we collected and gave away over… Read more »