2015 Report

2015 Report

The Spokes Group had another great year in 2013 thanks to scores of donors.    We provided 2511 new bikes and helmets through the Charlotte Salvation Army Christmas Bureau.

Additionally;

  • This year we and our branches are purchasing  3091 bikes and helmets.
  • Including 2014, in 21 years we have donated 36,650 bikes thanks to the generosity of all of our friends and supporters.  Click to view our purchase history
  • We have a new chapter this year:  Eastern NC Spokes Group will serve Kinston, Greenville and Goldsboro with 350 bikes.  They join Raleigh and Charleston.
  • Coke Consolidated in partnership with the Charlotte Hornets are sponsoring the cost of our helmets this year.
  • Carolinas Healthcare System Foundation is partnering with us again this year with a $10,000 donation.  They like our mission of getting kids outside with some exercise.
  • 2013 was a good year as we raised over $2000 more than 2012.
  • Our traditional “free lunch and bike show” is Wednesday 12/10 at the Christmas Bureau.  Come join us and bring a friend to share that fantastic sight.
  • For the past 21 years, our generous donors have helped us purchase 36,650 bikes to distribute primarily through The Salvation Army.  You have helped us pedal a lot of joy over 19 years.
  • Since day 1, 100 cents of every dollar donated had been used to purchase and assemble bikes and helmets.