Freewheels worked with volunteers and staff at Covenant House Texas, a program for homeless youth in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood, to create a bike lending program for participants in Rights of Passage, a transitional housing program which allows young people to refine their independent living skills up to two years. They learn…
Bikes for Wisdom High students
Freewheels Houston volunteers delivered bikes, locks and helmets to 12 Wisdom High School. With transportation options limited by the COVID-19 pandemic, bikes restored by Freewheels volunteers will provide a way for students to get to school and after-school jobs. Recipients were identified by Wisdom staff and faculty. Freewheels’ Wisdom High…
Repairing bikes for mobility
A safe, reliable bike is a low-cost way to get to school, work or other destinations and encourages self-sufficiency for recent immigrants and refugees, students and veterans emerging from homelessness. Freewheels Houston volunteers repair donated bikes for distribution to people who need a way around the city.
Wisdom students get mobile
Freewheels Houston volunteers traveled to Wisdom High School on Dec. 9 to deliver bikes, helmets and safety equipment to 11 students including immigrants and refugees from Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Guatamala and elsewhere. Freewheels mechanics will be repairing more bikes for the next delivery in early 2020.