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Hidden Heroes features Freewheels volunteers

‘Hidden Heroes’ spotlights Freewheels volunteers Freewheels is grateful to “Chicken Soup for the Soul’s Hidden Heroes” and the Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance at Rice University for their great work, including this recent segment highlighting our efforts to improve mobility for refugees and other newcomers.

Freewheels gets new Park Tool grant

Freewheels Houston has been chosen as one of the 10 winners of the Park Tool 2018 Community Grant Program, and the leading bike tool manufacturer will sending two new Park Tool repair stands, a Park Tool professional mechanic tool kit and the authoritative Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair. The…

Why do we provide bikes to refugees?

Houston’s most recent arrivals include people from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Afghanistan, Myanmar and South Sudan–people who have come to build a safe, new life for their families. Abdul is an electrical engineer who fled Afghanistan with his wife and daughter and came to Houston in Spring 2016…