Archive for Category: Fundraising

Wine, Fred Meyer, Western Bikeworks, and Amazon

By Mike Conway, Development Manager The Community Cycling Center likes to do things a little differently. We’ve been out and about developing some new partnerships with the hope of offering you (our fabulous friends) new ways to support us and give back to our community. Whether you like wine, shop at Fred Meyer, or are […]

A thank you letter from Mychal Tetteh

Dear Friends, Thank you for supporting us during our winter campaign. Together we raised $121,057. Everywhere we looked, we found people willing to contribute to our work. You heard from people at our Sneak Peek event about why they support the Cycling Center year after year. You watched as 382 children earned their first bikes […]

Sneak Peek raises $12,880!

By: Noel Mickelberry, Development Coordinator On Wednesday night, dedicated and enthused volunteers, friends and supporters braved the cold and joined us at the 4th annual Holiday Bike Drive Sneak Peek at our bike shop. Warmed with twinkly lights, a Metrofiets’ beer bike and sandwiches galore, we had one of the most successful events to date. […]

Join us at the 4th annual Holiday Bike Drive Sneak Peek fundraiser!

By Noel Mickelberry, Development Coordinator It’s a special time of year at the Community Cycling Center, with Holiday Bike Drive right around the corner. At this annual event, 375 kids from families living on low incomes will receive refurbished bikes, safety education, and helmets. We’re celebrating the Holiday Bike Drive and all the work of […]

The 10th annual Give!Guide kicks off today!

By Noel Mickelberry, Development Coordinator Today marks the start of the Willamette Week’s 10th annual Give!Guide and we are honored to be a part of it for the 6th year in a row. The Give!Guide works to increase the number of young supporters of local nonprofits and their incredible work by creating a sense of […]

Support new riders during our winter campaign! November 1st-December 31st

By Noel Mickelberry, Development Coordinator “The bicycle has changed my life in regards to my health. It helps me when I go grocery shopping and when I drop my daughter off at school,” says Yeni Salazar. “It is more fun to ride as a family on our bikes. We are breathing the fresh air, looking […]

Our newest social venture

By Jonnie Ling, Director of Operations “What’s your favorite program at the Community Cycling Center?” I’m often asked in interviews and conversations alike. Our community collaborations with New Columbia and Hacienda usually take the #1 spot, but I may soon have a new favorite. Late in 2012, I was asked to lead a truly innovative […]

Was that the best Transportation Trivia Night yet?

By Noel Mickelberry, Development Coordinator Transportation Trivia Night is becoming a well-loved tradition around here.  It always seems impossible to top the previous event, but last night may take the cake as the most successful Transportation Trivia Night to date! Over 120 contestants, well-versed in the wonkiest of transportation facts, joined us at the Radio […]

Transportation Trivia Night: Third time’s a charm

By: Noel Mickelberry, Development Coordinator Are you ready for the third installment of Transportation Trivia Night? Have you measured the miles of sidewalks, bike lanes, and streetcar tracks in the Portland Metro area? I hope you included some international and pop culture research as well. Studied up or not, we hope to see you all […]

Meet the newest member of our team – Mike Conway

Hello everyone, I am Mike Conway, the new Development Manager for the Community Cycling Center. I am honored to join the passionate team at the Community Cycling Center to further its mission to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits. As an avid bike rider, and from my graduate research on bicycling interventions, I am […]