Holiday Bike Drive 2016 Recap
It’s been two weeks since the Holiday Bike Drive, and the numbers and photos are in!
On Sunday, December 4th, 411 kids picked their first bike, received a perfectly fitted helmet, and rode away with a great introduction as to what a bike can bring to their lives. For those of you who like the stats, here is the bike drive by the numbers:
- Kids registered: 416
- Bikes in the hands of kids: 411
- Total volunteers: 240
- Total volunteer shifts: 265
- Volunteer hours for the week: 1163.5
- Partner referring organizations: 32
- Languages represented: 8
Combined with our Bikes for Kids event in the spring, the Community Cycling Center helped 510 kids pick their first bike this year.
For those of you who prefer video, here is a time lapse video of Transportation Day:
We could not have done it without the donors, volunteers, partners, and sponsors that supported this 21st annual event. A special thanks to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center, Trauma Nurses Talk Tough, Lam Research Foundation, Cyclone Bicycle Supply, Portland Trail Blazers, Classic Food, Russell Street BBQ, Eisenhower Bagels, and Nossa Familia Coffee for their sponsorship!
If you want to relive every smile, check out the photos taken by our volunteer photographers, the recap from BikePortland, and keep checking this space for stories.
Thanks to everyone who helped make this event a reality! Excited and want to help support events and programs like the Holiday Bike Drive?