New American Safety Day 2019

May 16, 2019

Last Saturday was New American Safety Day, where we sent 40 happy kids home with their first bikes.

 

Our friends at the New American Pediatric Clinic at UVM Medical Center organized the event, which provided free swimming lessons, car seat safety checks, bikes, helmets, snacks, toys, and oodles of information to families who have recently immigrated to Vermont. 

 

 

For the third year in a row, we had a beautiful weather out on the lawn of Winooski High School, which provided a good opportunity for some first-ever bike rides!

 

 

As always, all this goodness wouldn't be possible with our hardworking event volunteers and volunteer mechanics. We also want to shout out AALV, who had interpreters there who were hugely helpful.

If you want to support more stuff like this, you can help out by donating to Old Spokes Home.

OLD SPOKES HOME

331 North Winooski Ave.
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Tel:
(802) 863-4475

HOURS
Monday - Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

COMMUNITY WORKSHOP

Our retail shop and Community Workshop are now under the same roof! Come in anytime we're open.

Hours for volunteering, classes, and youth programs vary. Check out their respective pages to learn more.

CREATING ACCESS TO BIKES AND THE OPPORTUNITIES THEY PROVIDE FOR OUR WHOLE COMMUNITY.


 

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