Monday, January 02, 2006
Hot Project of the Week
Do you like bikes? We need more volunteers to help with this great project on January 14 from 10:00 - 3:00. This is a fun project for anyone who enjoys working with their hands:
Each month Bike Out gathers volunteers to repair, fix, and tune-up donated bikes. No experience is necessary, but experienced mechanics are more than welcome! Here's a chance to help others while learning bike maintenance yourself! Wear grubby clothes. Pizza will be served!
Bike Out's mission is to promote health and foster self-confidence in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) youth and their straight supporters through mountain bike expeditions. Teenagers have a hard time growing up. LGBT teens have the added pressure of growing up without social approval.
Some LGBT youth are harassed so severely they are forced out of their schools and sometimes their homes. Bike Out provides a safe place for young people to be themselves.
The bikes repaired by volunteers will help raise funds for Bike Out’s youth programming through the Recyclery.
To sign up for this project, click here.