You probably have an unused children bike in your storage or shed, B!KE: Peterborough Group Bike Store can use it for a worthwhile function.
The charity is holding a “Children Bike Construct” occasion on Sunday, April 10, when they may refurbish donated bikes and supply them freed from cost to native organizations working with youngsters and youth.
Bike donations can be accepted any time earlier than April 10, and could be dropped off at 293 George Road North Tuesday via Friday from 10 a.m. to six p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The donated bike ought to have all the foremost elements, such because the wheels and handlebars.
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“Our two guiding values are affordability and sustainability,” says occasion organizer Riley Hillman in a media launch. “By refurbishing used bikes and getting them into the palms of youngsters who want them, we’re closing each these bins.”
B!KE has organized different children bike construct occasions prior to now, with B!KE volunteers and mechanics from different native bike retailers donating their time to restore and check bikes.
In previous occasions 40 to 50 bikes have been refurbished and donated to organizations together with the New Canadian Heart, Salvation Military, Youth Limitless and Sure Shelter for Youth and Households.