Archive for Category: Fundraising

Sponsor a child’s first bike

This December, the Community Cycling Center will celebrate 20 years of the Holiday Bike Drive, our most impactful program that has provided over 10,000 bicycles to children from families with low incomes since 1995. We believe that every child deserves the life-changing power and healthy benefits that bicycles bring. Every December, Holiday Bike Drive helps […]

Bicycle Ball – We did it!

By Jersey Deutsch, Volunteer & Development Coordinator There’s nothing like having an excuse to swing dance in fancy clothes while sipping a Manhattan on a Wednesday night. Over 100 of you showed up for our second annual Bicycle Ball. Because of your support, we are kicking off our Winter Campaign with over $4,200! That’s enough […]

Hopworks Community Tap Program

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manger Today is the beginning of September, which means Hopworks is kicking off their killer Community Tap program! They’re sending  1% of all Bike Bar pint sale proceeds throughout the month to the Community Cycling Center to support our work of broadening access to bicycling and its benefits. Join […]

7th Transportation Trivia Ends Strong

By Patrick Loftus, Event Coordinator An enthusiastic group of transportation wonks crowded Radio Room on Wednesday to test their knowledge of transportation, the Tilikum Crossing, and offer up a little trash talk at our 7th edition of Transportation Trivia. With their help we raised over $2,400 to support our Bicycle Repair Hub at New Columbia. […]

Top three fun and delicious ways to support us this summer!

By Lillian Karabaic, Development Manager We love local businesses at the Community Cycling Center, and in August and September, three great local businesses are loving us back. And it’s going to be delicious. So if you like cupcakes, wine, or beer, here are three great businesses that make supporting the work of the Community Cycling […]

Product Review: Po Campo Six Corners Handlebar Bag

What’s so cool about Po Campo bags? It’s 3-fold: 1) They are cute and stylish and are a bit less obvious and awkward than, say, a big, yellow waterproof pannier. Take them off the bike and you’d never know they are bike compatible. 2) They fit on bikes and racks that might otherwise have trouble […]

Transportation Trivia: BIG TRAINS edition a huge success

By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Our Transportation Trivia Night: BIG TRAINS EDITION fundraiser was incredibly successful. Together, we raised a grand total of $3,546 to support our work of broadening access to bicycling and its benefits. We can’t thank you enough for your generosity! For those of you who have been to one […]

We Did It!

 By Lillian Karabaic, Development Coordinator We are wrapping up the most successful Winter Campaign we have ever had at the Community Cycling Center, having raised more than $204,413 of our $203,000 goal, from 576 individuals and businesses. Most notably, a whopping 31% of our donors this campaign are first time donors! It’s a privilege to […]

What we learned at the first annual Jeffersonian Dinner

By Brianna Harris, Campaign Specialist On Wednesday, community members gathered at the Village Ballroom to help build the future of the Community Cycling Center through an evening of idea sharing, priority building, and discussing the challenges facing our community at our first annual Jeffersonian Dinner. Discussions ranged from what strategic direction the Cycling Center should […]

Lessons in leverage – fathers & daughters building community with bikes

By Heidi Beierle, Volunteer Storyteller Paul is a Community Cycling Center donor and regular volunteer.  I spoke with him and his daughter, Nora, during a recent Tuesday night volunteer drop-in at the Alberta  shop.  I’m a volunteer, too, and curious why other volunteers contribute time and money to the organization. “I want to be a […]