World Community Bikes provides wheels to those in need

Since May 2009, World Community Bikes has partnered with The Salvation Army and other Comox Valley social agencies to provide bicycles to adults in need of transportation.

STEVE ALLEN of World Community Bikes; Brent Hobden

Since May 2009, World Community Bikes has partnered with The Salvation Army and other Comox Valley social agencies to provide bicycles to adults in need of transportation.

To date, the group has repaired and distributed 124 bikes, in addition to selling several others to fund the purchase of parts, including fenders and carriers.

New donations are needed to ensure that those who cannot afford other means of transport can be helped.

As well, World Community Bikes welcomes volunteer bicycle mechanics who are able to give any amount of time.

Phone Valerie and Gordon at 250-337-5419 or Steve at 250-338-7715 to donate your unwanted bikes or your skills.

— World Community Bikes

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