MLK Day of Service draws 30+ volunteers to Freewheels

More than 30 people turned out to repair bikes at Freewheels Houston for the MLK Day of Service on Monday. Youth from Christ the King Lutheran Church in Houston and Masjid Istiqlal mosque in Sugar Land, high school students from YES Prep and Rice Bikes mechanics along with chaperones and…

MLK Day of Service: Bikes and freedom

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. rose to prominence in the U.S. civil rights movement in the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott, which was organized after the arrest of Rosa Parks for failing to surrender her seat near the front of a public bus. When the boycott began on Dec. 5, 1955,…

Lots of activity at Freewheels on Saturday morning

Experienced volunteers provided a hands-on introduction to bike repair orientation for seven new volunteers, and Erwin, a veteran, came by to get a bike during a busy, engaging morning at Freewheels Houston. We are open Friday and Saturday mornings to repair bikes that will be given to people who need…

Freewheels thanks our many generous supporters

Freewheels and our bike recipients benefit from the generosity of many people and organizations. The Aubrey and Sylvia Farb Community Service Fund at Congregation Emanu El provided a grant that is covering the cost of parts and safety equipment for 100 students at Margaret Wisdom High School in Gulfton. The…

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