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Living Word Lutheran Church delivers 115 bikes

Members of Living Word Lutheran Church in Katy rallied to collect 115 bikes for Freewheels volunteers to repair and distribute to refugee and immigrant youth, children and veterans emerging from homelessness. Using a truck provided by Noel Home, a team of 15 Living Word members delivered the bikes to Freewheels…

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…

Living Lutheran: Two-wheeled welcome

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…