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Bicycle Maintenance & Mechanic Mentor Program

We started our Bicycle Mechanic Mentor Program in May of 2019. We are so happy to report that we’re rolling right along to having a very successful program! If you have some time that you would like to share with us by fixing bicycles, sorting, disassembling bicycles and cleaning bicycles…we need you! You don’t have to be an expert. We we’ll show you how you can be hands on by prepping bikes for our event giveaways. These much needed bike parts that you will be salvaging will be used to repair other bikes. Right here is where you’ll find information and photos of all our volunteers who help us fix bicycles. On this page we will include all those who are currently participating in or have completed their participation in our Mentor Program. We’re offering our Bicycle Maintenance & Mechanic Mentor Program to girls, boys between the ages of 12-16 years old and also adults. We offer one-on-one mentor training or group sessions. Lisa Karrer is our mentor instructor. Brett would be so proud! 💚💙

We will also be spotlighting our volunteers who help fix bikes and who are so graciously dedicating many community hours of service to our nonprofit. If you want to become a volunteer to clean and sort bicycles or if you would like to be part of our Bicycle Maintenance & Mechanic Mentor Program please fill out the form below.

Check out our volunteers and participants!

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Lisa hard at work

This is where you can usually find Lisa. Hard at work fixing the hundreds of bicycles that we’ve collected. She shares her knowledge and skills fixing bikes to lucky kids and adults who want to learn to be a bike mechanic and who have a passion for volunteering for a great cause.

 

The art of spray painting. Yeah it’s a thing!

We worked together on this adorable bicycle. Deb disassembled and spray painted it and Lisa reassembled and made sure it was safe to ride!

 

Cory Bolton

Volunteer, Event Assistant to Board Member!

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Cory is on his way to completing of our Bicycle Maintenance & Mechanic Mentor Program! We really appreciate all his dedicated volunteer work. He’s been logging so many hours of community service to our nonprofit. We also rely on Cory for his assistance at our community events. He has really developed a passion for giving back to those less fortunate in our community. We’re so happy to have him on our Board.

 

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.
— Author unknown

our volunteers

David & Olivia Martinez

David & Olivia Martinez

Cory Bolton

Cory Bolton

Tommy at our very first event!

Tommy at our very first event!


Unity is strength...when there is teamwork & collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
— Mattie Stepanek

 

Our good friend Bill hosted a BBQ & Bicycle Fixing Event! His family and friends really came through for us fixing a ton of bikes and raising some money for our nonprofit.

 

Please contact us with the form below or call 516-672-1425 if you’re interested in signing up for our new FREE program!

Donations appreciated but not required for this mentor program.

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