Posts Categorized: Media Coverage

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 »

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/