2010 was the third year of the bike drive. We had four collection sites this year: Wilmette, Northbrook, Highland Park and Park Ridge. We collected about 280 bikes, and received a donation from Mesirow Financial for 400 helmets!
2013 Donation Drop-off Spots
WILMETTE – McKenzie Elementary School, 649 Prairie Avenue, Wilmette, IL 60091
WINNETKA – Green Bay Cycles, 999 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, IL 60093
NORTHBROOK – George Garner Cyclery, 1111 Waukegan Road, Northbrook, IL 60062
HIGHLAND PARK – Higher Gear, 1874 Sheridan Road, Highland Park, IL 60035
PALATINE – Mike’s Bike Shop, 155 N Northwest Hwy, Palatine, IL 60067
GLENVIEW – Glenview Cycle, 1011 Harlem Avenue, Glenview, IL 60025
EVANSTON – Home Depot, 2201 Oakton, Evanston, IL 60202
2009 was the second year of the bike drive. We had two collection sites in 2009, Wilmette and Northbrook. We collected about 250 bikes again. This time, they were all donated to the John Hay Academy in the Austin neighborhood.
2008 was the first year of the bike drive. We didn’t know how many bikes we could collect; we thought we might have 20 or 30, but we ended up with 250! It was a really cold day in November, but that didn’t keep people from coming out. Here’s a picture of many of the […]