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2016 Free Bikes 4 Kidz Season is Here.
Volunteer Today! 
FB4K Volunteers and Friends!
 
We are thrilled to announce the 2016 FB4K season has begun.

We’re grateful for your past support and we hope you'll join us again this year. We're back at Mall of America and ready to register volunteers!

It’s our goal that every child experience the joy of riding a bike - help us get there! Share your love of biking by donating a bike or contributing your time. Over 2000 volunteers are needed.
Sign up today

Help kids pedal towards a brighter future. 

With gratitude, 
FB4K Board and Staff 

Bike Collection Day
Saturday, October 8
9 AM - 1 PM 

Dig out those unused, outgrown bikes. FB4K Bike Collection Day is Saturday, October 8. Our sponsor, Allina Health, is hosting bike drop off locations at over
40 participating Allina hospitals and clinics throughout the Twin Cities. Drop off your donated bike between 9 AM - 1 PM. Join us at Mall of America to help us receive the bikes into the warehouse. Register here to help us on this exciting day!


Bike Cleaning and Repair - Call for Volunteers
Monday, October 10 - Friday, December 2

Free Bikes 4 Kidz is thrilled to call the Mall of America home again this year. For the second year, MOA will serve as our bike warehouse where volunteers will clean, refurbish and quality control each donated bike. Be a Cleaner, Prepper or Mechanic for a shift, or two, or more. Volunteer on your own organize a large group. We’re open 7 days/week. Get involved today.
Email Tia Martinson, Volunteer Coordinator, at tia@fb4k.org, to help you schedule your group.


Birthday Bike Wish

Need some bike donation inspiration? Meet Steve Theobald, whose birthday wish is for friends and family to collect 50 bikes in honor of his 50th birthday. What a gift to give and for FB4K to receive! Read Steve's thoughtful story. Anyone else have a birthday coming up and want to join in on the collecting fun?


F-Town Brewery F-Octoberfest Gravel Grinder
Saturday, October 8

Do you like to bike? Do you like F-Town beer? Do you want to do both while racing for a purpose? $15 will get you both!
Sign up for the F-Oktoberfest 50 Mile Gravel Race & Tour on Oct. 8th. All race proceeds benefit Free Bikes 4 Kidz. 

 
Indeed We Can
Wednesday, November 2 

Thank you our friends at
 Indeed Brewing Company. On Wednesday, November 2 FB4K is the featured charity recipient of their Give Back Wednesday. Net proceeds from taproom sales from 3 - 11 PM benefit FB4K. Join us for beer, fun and bike camaraderie - all for a great cause.  

Love of Bikes and Computers? 

FB4K seeks a tech-savvy IT volunteer for help with Wordpress, data management, platform integration and the occasional computer questions. Be the one to advance our technology infrastructure. Full description here
Save the Dates!

Bike Collection Day
Saturday, Oct. 8


Wrench Slinger Shootout
Sunday, Nov. 13


Bike Giveaway
Saturday - Sunday 
December 3 - 4 


Friends of FB4K Events
F-Town Brewing Company
Gravel 50 Bike Race

Saturday, Oct. 8

Indeed Brewing
Give Back Wednesday 

Wednesday, Nov. 2
 

Thank you to our Sponsors
Our mission, to help kids ride into a happier, healthy childhood by providing bikes to those most in need, is realized by your bike donation and financial support. Consider making a contribution to Free Bikes 4 Kidz today.
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