Category Archives: Charity Bikes

Whitefoord Bike Club

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The Whitefoord Elementary School Bike Club is getting started. This was a great partnership between several organizations to get the bikes, fix them up, and finally get the bikes to kids. Thanks to everyone involved.

Veeam Software who had the team building exercise to build the bikes which were donated to the Whitefoord Bike Club.

Whitefoord Elementary School for getting kids on bikes.

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Charity Bikes – Georgia Equality

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SoPo helps out Georgia Equality with a couple of bikes. The bikes will go to folks who can’t otherwise get a bike. Who knows what opportunities and experiences may come while riding on these SoPo bikes.

Charity Bikes – IRC

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SoPo continues our partnership with the International Rescue Committee. The IRC received some bikes from SoPo. It was interesting to hear how these bikes will be used. The bikes will go to adults who can use them for work transportation. Buses have limited routes and set times, most IRC clients do not have a car; a bike opens up their transportation abilities for work. The stories were amazing to hear. We know these bikes will provide some good for the community.

Beltline Bike Shop Visit

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SoPo shared some kids bikes with out friends at the Beltline Bike Shop. It was also a chance for a shop visit. This is one of their shops. Beltline Bike Shop has another shop on English Av in the Vine City neighborhood.

It’s a great program to learn about and contribute. We learned a lot from our visit to the shop. Their impact is really being felt in the neighborhood.

I also learned that skidding (sliding out the rear wheel on a power slide) is now called swerving.

Thanks Tim and Rebecca for the shop tour.

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Habitat for Humanity Class

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A day at the shop for our partnership with Habitat for Humanity. The participants got lessons on basic bike maintenance, on road safety, and a group ride.

Thanks to Habitat for continuing this amazing partnership. Thanks to Alon’s Bakery for the sweet morning goodies. Thanks to the volunteers for coming out and making this all happen.

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Charity Bikes for Habitat

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SoPo continues our partnership with Habitat for Humanity. New home owners get a bike safety class, basic bike maintenance class, and their own bike. It’s an awesome partnership that continues.

Team Building

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A minivan packed full of bikes thanks to Veeam Software. Veeam had a team building activity to build kids bikes. 18 kids bikes were built. They then donated the bikes to a deserving organization.

SoPo will look over the bikes and double check the great work that Veeam Software had done. After, the bikes will go to Whitefoord Elementary school to ‘ve given for their bike club.

A special thanks to Veeam Software for giving back to the community. These bikes will go a long way in kids lives.

PS, Veeam Software also donated 18 helmets.

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Youth Creates at 7 Stages

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SoPo is super excited to help out 7 Stages’ Youth Creates summer program. Youth Creates is a experiential learning and performance opportunity for teenagers. Students come from across the US and Internationally to attend.

SoPo continues our partnership with 7 Stages by providing bikes so the students can ride Atlanta.

And mark your calendars for July 25 & 26 for the Youth Creates final show.

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Thanks to Heidi for the group photo above.

Also thanks to Bike Friendly Atlanta for donating bikes to the 7 Stages x SoPo Youth Creates partnership.

New Commuters

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SoPo helping out some new commuters at The Phillip Rush Center. Ride safe!

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Charity Bikes – South Atlanta Bike Shop

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SoPo’s love keeps giving. We donated some kids bikes to South Atlanta Bike Shop. Located in historic South Atlanta, they continue to help their neighborhood grow the community with their programs. They are getting ready for the summer and kids on bikes. Read more about South Atlanta Bike Shop here.