One of the greatest and most loved Christmas gifts is a bicycle. a team of bicycle superheroes are attempting to brighten Christmas by giving away 50 bicycles. if you know of a kids bicycle that’s collecting dust – please consider donating it / turning it into a child’s Christmas dream come true *<:D
how can you help?
1) DONATE A BICYCLE:
we currently have about 25 and the goal is to give away 50 Christmas bicycle gifts. if you ca…n help by donating a kids bike, in any condition (the superheroes can repair most anything), please either post to this event’s wall so we can signal the superheroes to arrange pickup, or drop the bike(s) off at either of the locations below:
Sharebike, 513 S. Jefferson St SW (corner of Jefferson and Franklin), phone 344-1499 / cell 641-1519, hours = M 11 – 5; W & Th 11 – 6, Fr 10 – 7, Sa 10 – 5; Tu by appointment; Closed Su
USTA Virginia, 3229 Brandon Ave SW Suite 6, phone 537-4896, hours 930am-5pm M-F
2) SPREAD THE WORD:
a) send this link http://is.gd/iMTjQ to everyone you know – you’ll be surprised by how many people have or know of an outgrown kids bike that’s collecting dust.
b) share this event on your facebook wall: http://www.facebook.com/events/create.php?eid=138880636165328
c) make an announcement at your church, office, club, classroom, school.
3) HELP REPAIR & PREP the KIDS BIKES:
superhero work days = 12noon Sat Dec 18 & 6pm Tue Dec 21 (aka Tune-Up Tuesday). if you’re available to help there’s something fun for you to do! everything from repairs (change a tire/tube, adjust brakes/gears/bearings, true wheels) to cleaning (wipe down, polish, steel wool buffing) to organizing the bikes and tying bows on them! just show up at Sharebike on Dec18 and/or 21 to help! *<:D
thank you! and Happy Holidays!
who are the Bicycle Superheroes? they are people who dress up like Superheroes and ride bikes together looking for ways to help & serve the people of Roanoke! Their service is completely indescriminate - anyone or any group they encounter that could use help they serve and ask nothing in return. The "Superheroes Christmas Bicycle Gift Project" is a very special new "love bomb" type project. For more information on this event, click here