Posts Categorized: Media Coverage

Happy New Year!

Thanks to your amazing volunteerism and financial support, Free Bikes 4 Kidz gave bicycles and helmets to almost 10,000 kids in 2018! 2019 is getting off to a blazing start with the first FB4K bike collection of the year in Madison, Wisconsin on January 12, 2019! FB4KMadison collected 1500 bicycles, and has already begun refurbishing… Read more »

FB4K GOING GLOBAL!

Tidings of joy keep coming in from Free Bikes 4 Kidz Chapters across the country! Not only was the Minneapolis Season 11 a remarkable success, but FB4K Atlanta donated more than 400 bikes to Atlanta kids, and in Salt Lake City, 250 bikes were given by FB4K Utah.  In their stellar first year efforts, FB4K… Read more »

2018 BIKE GIVEAWAY!

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 »

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 »