Dec. 3 is Giving Tuesday. Think the opposite of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It’s a national day of giving, and we at Hands On Nashville are offering the Nashville community an easy way to help local kids — and feed your sweet tooth with local goodies — at our Bikes and Baked Goods bike drive.
Here’s how it works:
STEP 1) Dig through your garage, storage room, or attic.
STEP 2) Bring any bikes your kids have outgrown or no longer use to Hands On Nashville on Tuesday, Dec. 3, at lunchtime. Here are the details:
Bikes and Baked Goods
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Trolley Barns’ parking lot
37 Peabody Street, Nashville, 37210
Don’t have a bike but still want to help? We’re also accepting cash donations to help buy new bike helmets for the kids. $10 will buy one helmet. Help us keep their noggins safe!
Last year, we gave away bikes to 300 kids served by local nonprofits. This year, our goal is to collect 500 bikes as part of our ReCYCLE for Kids effort presented by Jackson, and to give away 400 (the remaining will be used for extra parts, recycled, or passed along to other groups).
Here’s what will happen to the bikes you donate: Led by experts from the Oasis Center’s Bike Workshop, Hands On Nashville volunteers will fix them up over the next several months. In May, we’ll give the refurbished bikes to more than 400 underserved kids at a fun giveaway event that includes bike safety activities, a skills course, and free helmets for participants.
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