Wish for Wheels is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that gives brand new bicycles and helmets to kids in low income communities. Founded in 2004, our first giveaway made it clear that the bikes bring health and happiness into these kids’ lives and for that reason, we are committed to making a difference.
Our unique model bundles corporate philanthropy, team building, and employee engagements through bike builds, to deliver brand new bikes to kids in the community. We are successful thanks to the generosity of our corporate partners and volunteers in the community.
Our mission, through the gift of a new bicycle and helmet, is to transform the lives of 2nd graders from low-income communities, broadening their scope for personal growth and a healthy lifestyle.
Our vision is that every kid will one day have a new bicycle and helmet.
We believe that bicycles improve the quality of life for kids and their communities through: