Free Bikes 4 Kidz

October 5 is Free Bikes 4 Kidz bike donation day

[KMSP Fox 9, Oct. 5, 2019] Allina Health is teaming up with Free Bikes 4 Kidz for the ninth year running to collected gently used bikes to be cleaned and refurbished and then given to kids who couldn’t otherwise afford one. Allina Health’s Ellie Zuehlke and Free Bikes 4 Kidz’ Tia Martinson talked with Fox […]

Donate that bike collecting dust in your garage

[KSTP-TV, Oct. 4, 2019] For the ninth year in a row Allina Health is partnering with Free Bikes 4 Kidz to collect donated bike. They’ll be refurbished and cleaned and then given to kids from families that otherwise couldn’t afford a bike. Allina Health’s Sarah Leathers and Free Bikes 4 Kidz Tia Martinson talked with […]

Free Bikes 4 Kidz wants your unused bikes

[KARE 11, Oct. 3, 2019] The first Saturday is always the day to donate your unused bikes to Free Bikes 4 Kidz at most Allina Health Clinics and Hospitals. Allina Health’s Ellie Zuehlke and Free Bikes 4 Kidz’ Tia Martinson talked with KARE 11 about big collection day.

Free Bikes 4 Kidz bike giveaway serves Fridley Public Schools families

[Fridley Public Schools, April 24, 2019] A record-breaking 450 bicycles were given to Fridley Public Schools families at the third annual Free Bikes for Kids event with Allina Health, hosted at R.L. Stevenson Elementary on April 13, 2019. Each participating child and adult was fitted for a helmet and matched with a bike in the […]

Thousands of kids get free bike

[Fox 9, April 13, 2019] Thousands of kids who otherwise might not be able to afford it, now have a freshly cleaned and refurbished bike. Hundreds of Allina Health volunteers fitted donated bikes and new helmets to the kids just in time for spring through the Free Bikes 4 Kidz program. KARE 11 and KSTP-TV […]

Community recycles the cycles at Free Bikes for Kidz event

[Owatonna People’s Press, Oct. 8, 2018] With about a half hour still on the clock on Saturday, volunteers at the Free Bikes 4 Kidz event at the Owatonna Hospital had already loaded about 150 bikes — an average of about 40 bikes an hour and enough to fill three trucks full — and still had […]

Allina Health, Free Bikes 4 Kidz collecting used bikes on Oct. 6

[KARE 11, Oct. 1, 2018] On Saturday, Oct. 6, Free Bikes 4 Kidz and Allina Health will be collecting donations of new and gently used bikes at 50 Allina Health locations across the Twin Cities from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Over the last 10 years, FB4K has given away 50,000 bikes to kids from […]

Allina Health teams up with Free Bikes 4 Kidz for eighth year

[WCCO-TV, Sept. 29, 2018] Allina Health is teaming up with Free Bikes 4 Kidz for an eighth year to collect donated used bikes to refurbish and give to kids of families that can’t afford a bike. Last year more than 7,000 bikes were donated and FB4K’s Tia Martinson and Allina Health cardiologist Dr. Nick Burke […]

More than 7300 bikes donated to Free Bikes 4 Kidz

[KARE 11, 2017] Grey skies and a little rain didn’t keep people from coming to more than 50 Allina Health sites to donate used bikes for Free Bikes 4 Kidz. It was the seventh year that Allina has teamed up with Free Bikes 4 Kidz to collect donated bikes. And this year, the public donated […]

Donated bikes wanted for Free Bikes 4 Kidz.

[KSTP-TV, Oct. 7, 2017] For the seventh year in a row, Allina Health is teaming up with the nonprofit Free Bikes 4 Kidz to collected used bikes from the public that will be cleaned up and repaired, then given to kids of families in need. Allina and FB4K spokespeople talked with KSTP-TV News about the […]