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Freewheels Houston is adding a new shift on Mondays from 4-7 p.m. for volunteers to repair used bikes for people who need transportation to work and school in Houston. Freewheels will continue to welcome bike repair volunteers on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m.…

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Salem Lutheran Church in Meyerland will be collecting used bicycles for Freewheels Houston on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to noon. The church is located at 4930 West Bellfort Blvd, Houston, TX 77035-3202. Freewheels Houston’s greatest needs are for adult hybrid and mountain bikes. Because of changes in the refugee program, Freewheels is…

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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 counselors from Lutherhill Camp and about 100 participants in…

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Living Lutheran, a monthly magazine published by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, highlighted Freewheels Houston in the cover story in the May 2018 edition: https://www.livinglutheran.org/2018/05/30429/. From the story: “For refugees in Houston, transportation to work can often make or break job security. Just ask Abdulhannan Sheikho, a Syrian refugee recently resettled there. He…

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