WHAT TYPE OF BIKES DO YOU PROVIDE?
Wish for Wheels provides new bikes and helmets only. We give away Huffy and other brand name bikes and Bell helmets.
DO YOU PROVIDE NEW OR USED BIKES?
We only provide new bikes. If you would like to donate a used bike there are plenty of great organizations that recycle bicycles.
DO YOU PROVIDE HELMETS?
Yes, every bike comes with a new helmet.
HOW DOES MY SCHOOL QUALIFY?
Wish for Wheels provides bikes in Title I schools working with our partners to choose the schools. We are always looking to grow our school base with limitations set on funding.
HOW CAN I GET INVOLVED?
You can get involved by volunteering, helping us develop more builds or bringing your skillset (marketing, fundraising, business development, event management, etc.) to help us out. Wish for Wheels also has a bike club you can join with proceeds going to buying bikes for kids…plus a sweet free ($100) jersey with your yearly membership (tax-deductible!). Sign up here: http://wishforwheels.org/club-team-2/
ARE YOU A 501C3?
Yes, we are a 501c3 and our number is 59-3803048
HOW MUCH IS A BIKE?
We have two models for funding bikes. For individual donations we collect $75 per bike/helmet. When we facilitate Team Builds with Partners we collect $100 per bike/helmet. With Team Builds we handle all logistics, facilitate the Team Event, build bikes, facilitate the Direct Give, include stickers, partnership gifts, bike logs and more.
HOW MANY BIKES HAVE YOU GIVEN AWAY?
To date we have given away over 20,000 new bikes and helmets.