Youth BMX Bikes
Bike theft sucks, but stealing from Bike Works? That’s really messed up.
Unfortunately, some person (or persons) missing a moral compass is hitting Bike Functions difficult this past week, stealing up to 20 bikes that younger cycle repair pupils had put their hearts into fixing getting them prepared to be given with other young ones whose people can't effortlessly pay for a unique cycle.
“Break-ins like this ensure it is that much harder getting bicycles to youth who really need them, ” said bicycle Functions Executive Director Deb Salls in a news release.
A lot of taken were BMX bikes, which are practically the coolest & most in-demand type of bicycle a youngster have. When you have actually a BMX ride sitting around that one can spare (or you’ve already been wanting a justification to update), now will be a good time to bring it down seriously to bicycle Works at Ferdinand and Rainier in Columbia City.
More information from Bicycle Works:
Bicycle Functions, a nonprofit in Columbia City whoever mission should build lasting communities by educating childhood and promoting cycling, happens to be in the regrettable obtaining end of a few bike thefts earlier this few days.
it is estimated that between 15 and 20 bikes have been stolen—many of those BMX bikes which were fixed by youth mastering bike restoration through bicycle Functions’ classes and programs. These bikes were destined becoming directed at other young people needing a bike but without a way to obtain one.
“These current thefts of bikes from bicycle Functions have become regrettable, since the bikes tend to be a required component of our programming. Break-ins such as this ensure it is that much harder for bicycles to childhood whom absolutely need them. We’re so grateful for all your bicycles donated to us every year by our amazing supporters. To anybody who’s got a supplementary bike that is no more being used—please consider donating it to bicycle Functions. We’ll make sure to put them to great use as understanding resources inside our programs, and back out in to the community, ” said bicycle Functions’ Executive Director, Deb Salls.
Bicycle Functions uses bicycles as a method to enable individuals through energetic transportation. Programs are run making use of completely recycled bikes that are very first donated toward organization by neighborhood users. While bicycle Works takes bike contributions all year round, they have been particularly need of children BMX bicycles to satisfy the demands of fall development.
If you're interested in donating a cycle to Bike Functions, it is possible to disappear your donation within bicycle Functions Bike store during shop hours. For more information on different ways to give bikes, bike parts, and accessories to Bike Works, see
Bike Works Community Bicycle Store
3709 S Ferdinand St, Seattle, WA 98118