Posts Categorized: Media Coverage

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… Read more »

Sloane’s Lemonade Stand

Sloane’s Free Lemonade & Cookie Stand, Season 3, was another big hit at the Minneapolis Bike Tour! Sloane and her family collected over $700 for Free Bikes 4 Kidz by pedaling out delicious lemonade and home baked cookies to all the thirsty riders, raising significant awareness for our great cause. You’re amazing Sloane!  Thank you…. Read more »

FB4K LAUNCHES IN WASHINGTON!

Our national presence has expanded to Washington! We need your bikes #PNW. The #Yakima program is getting started with donation days this week. Check out this article to see how you can help and donate. http://www.yakimaherald.com/news/local/unteers-bike-donations-sought-to-get-free-bikes-kidz-going/article_e6e5ed6c-9a68-11e8-8b49-cf051eaa75fd.html Special thanks to Virginia Mason-Yakima Memorial Hospital, Yakima Kiwanis, VKPowell,  Yakima Basin Velo and Wells Fargo for getting FB4K… Read more »

PROUD OF PORTLAND!

Portland non-profit gives immigrant children free bikes! THIS is what FB4K is all about! Our friends in Portland just got to experience the joy of one of Free Bikes 4 Kidz Portland first Giveaway Days! Check out this heartwarming KGW-TV story from Katherine Cook (KGW). Special thanks to Providence Health & Services – Oregon Region… Read more »

FB4K EXPANSION

Our friends in Madison are part of our expanding national presence. Check out this Wisconsin State Journal article to see how their community is embracing Free Bikes 4 Kidz https://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/ask/catching-up/free-bikes-kidz-madison-picks-up-speed/article_4d110555-a22c-50db-aa7c-5fcc0915b84d.html https://www.facebook.com/WisconsinStateJournal/

NATIONAL VOLUNTEER AWARD!

April 15-21 is National Volunteer Week, and Make A Difference Day is one of the largest single-days of service nationwide. Free Bikes 4 Kidz is honored again to be one of the national project winners! Thank you #MMDAY. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=N-yFjiLMRSU This year’s winners were selected from nearly 800 volunteer projects that took place on Make A… Read more »