2015 Report

The Spokes Group had another great year in 2013 thanks to scores of donors.    We provided 2511 new bikes and helmets through the Charlotte Salvation Army Christmas Bureau.


  • This year we and our branches are purchasing  3091 bikes and helmets.
  • Including 2014, in 21 years we have donated 36,650 bikes thanks to the generosity of all of our friends and supporters.  Click to view our purchase history
  • We have a new chapter this year:  Eastern NC Spokes Group will serve Kinston, Greenville and Goldsboro with 350 bikes.  They join Raleigh and Charleston.
  • Coke Consolidated in partnership with the Charlotte Hornets are sponsoring the cost of our helmets this year.
  • Carolinas Healthcare System Foundation is partnering with us again this year with a $10,000 donation.  They like our mission of getting kids outside with some exercise.
  • 2013 was a good year as we raised over $2000 more than 2012.
  • Our traditional “free lunch and bike show” is Wednesday 12/10 at the Christmas Bureau.  Come join us and bring a friend to share that fantastic sight.
  • For the past 21 years, our generous donors have helped us purchase 36,650 bikes to distribute primarily through The Salvation Army.  You have helped us pedal a lot of joy over 19 years.
  • Since day 1, 100 cents of every dollar donated had been used to purchase and assemble bikes and helmets.