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Wisdom High School students get mobile with Freewheels bikes

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.

Freewheels Houston receives IRS 501(c)(3) determination

Freewheels Houston has received its determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service stating that the organization is exempt from federal law under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and that donors may deduct their donations under Section 170 of the tax code. FW_IRS_determination04232019

Volunteer opportunities three days a week

Freewheels Houston welcomes volunteers to repair bikes on three days each week. Freewheels has provided safe, reliable used bikes that enable about 800 people to get to work and school in Houston. The current schedule for repair days is: Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to…

Freewheels Bike Camp

Freewheels Bike Camp: New skills, bikes, friends and fun Teaming with PAIR Houston and BikeHouston, Freewheels Houston volunteers introduced 65 refugee middle-schoolers to new bike skills–and new bikes–during a two-day camp at the Houston Independent School District’s Jane Long Academy in late June. The campers also were entertained by five…