Successful Holiday Bike Gift-Away

On Sunday, December 16, TBR gave away about 50 bikes to kids from all over the region!!  Some families had made reservations ahead of time, and others showed up on the day of.  Our volunteer labor prepared the many bikes from our inventory of donations:

Then, people came and picked them up.  Some of the kids were present, and some parents were going to surprise them.  It went off without a hitch.  In fact, the whole neighborhood had a collaborative celebration organized by people with Uptown Initiative, the Missing Link, The Sanctuary for Independent Media and TBR.  Read more at this Record article:

http://www.troyrecord.com/articles/2012/12/17/news/doc50ceb3f66cd04592699035.txt?viewmode=2

The mayor of Troy, Lou Rosamillia and county legislator Gary Pavlic even stopped by to say hi, and check out TBR!

 

AS USUAL, HUGE THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CHIPPED IN TO MAKE THIS POSSIBLE!!!!!

PHOTO TAKEN BY BRENDA ANN KENNEALY

AT THE SANCTUARY FREE PORTRAITS WORKSHOP