Progress: 2020 Week 1

484 bikes to fix up, and we’ve done 85. Only 500 to go!? Last Saturday, we collected 484 bicycles with the help of dozens of volunteers. We spent the early part of this week organizing our refurbishing center, and then got busy cleaning, adjusting, and repairing bikes, starting with the littlest ones. We’ve finished going… Read more »

We collected 484 bicycles!

(So far….) We’re always hopeful going into Collection Day, but also a bit apprehensive. This year, given the huge demand for bicycles as a response to the need for safe ways for children to be active during the pandemic, we were a little more apprehensive than usual. So we were happily surprised, and very grateful,… Read more »

Our new headquarters

The pandemic has significantly increased the demand for bicycles for underserved children, this led us to look for a larger space to refurbish more of them. I’m happy to say our search has been successful. Thanks to the help of Matt Melnick, Senior Director of Brokerage Services at Cushman Wakefield, and to the generosity of the owners, Adler… Read more »

We fixed a lot of broken bikes!

Free Bikes 4 Kidz conducted nine free repair clinics to fix broken bikes for families in need in July. More than 100 children are back on the road, thanks to the efforts of twenty volunteers, who collectively spent nearly 200 hours repairing flat tires, adjusting brakes, replacing cables, and doing whatever else was needed to… Read more »

Bike for Humanity to support Free Bikes 4 Kidz

For Immediate ReleaseWednesday, June 24, 2020www.BikeforHumanity.comContact: Scott / (619) 723-6850 Boston and New York City Marathon Champion Meb Keflezighi, Ultramarathon Champion Dean Karnazes, and NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton team up to host Bike for Humanity II to support Free Bikes 4 Kidz, No Kid Hungry and The Rex Foundation Bike for Humanity (, a… Read more »

Free Bikes 4 Kidz offers free bike repairs

Free Bikes 4 Kidz volunteers, in conjunction with Columbia Community Care, will be offering free bike repairs for children in need. While we may not be able to fix every bike, we’ll do our level best to get them on the road again! Repairs offered include: adjustments to brakes, gears, seats, handlebars lubrication fixing flat… Read more »