Free Bikes 4 Kidz Maryland has been awarded a $15,000 matching grant from the Outride fund! Outride is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of youth through cycling. From now through August, your contribution to us will be matched dollar for dollar, and we will use these funds to purchase new helmets for… Read more »
Posts By: Ted Cochran
Free Bikes 4 Kidz will offer free bike safety checks and minor adjustments at Howard County Libraries in May and June. May 21 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at East Columbia Branch June 11 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Elkridge Branch June 25 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Central Branch… Read more »
Gallery: We gave away about 1100 bicycles on Saturday, December 11.
Our 2021 Campaign is over. We gave away 1811 bicycles this year, an 89% increase over last year’s campaign total! We received 2012 bicycles during this campaign and refurbished and gave away all but 201 of them. Only 107 (5.4%) were deemed unrepairable and harvested for parts. The remainder have been stored for next year,… Read more »
Last week we finished 130 more 26” and larger bikes and conducted our first giveaway, for 160 children in Howard County Head Start programs. We had a terrific volunteer turnout for both refurbishing and the giveaway event, and as a result posted the largest one-week total of volunteer hours so far this year—384! Race Pace… Read more »