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Kid Bikes Galore

Summer-time bike rides make for happy kids and lifetime memories. But with rents high and wages low, not every family can afford bikes for their children. 

Sharing Wheels Community Bike Shop addresses this problem through our Kids Bike Program. Volunteers refurbish donated bikes each spring, with funding provided by the Stillaguamish Tribe.

A total of 55 bikes for low income families were delivered to partner nonprofits by volunteer program coordinator Larry Williamson. “Many committed volunteers made this season’s project possible,” he said. Almost 200 volunteer hours went into the effort. The partners who will pass the bike on to families are:

  • Refugee & Immigrant Services NW
  • Washington Kids in Transition
  • Domestic Violence Services
  • Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Everett Housing Authority

Sharing Wheels has been committed to getting kids and adults on bikes since the nonprofit started in 2002. The Kids Bike Program continues in the fall, when volunteers prepare bikes for Christmas House. 

Last year, a total of 200 bikes were refurbished and passed on to families.Volunteers support the shop and community outreach year-round. Sales of bikes and used parts support the efforts. To learn more, visit