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Category: Events

Working Bikes 17th Anniversary Fundraiser

Working Bikes is turning 17 this year! Join us in celebrating our birthday on Tuesday, October 25th from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Lagunitas Taproom. There’ll be food, music, and libations! We’re dedicated to recycling previously owned bikes and using them as a vehicle for empowerment in global and local communities. Since 1999, we’ve donated over 50,000 bikes … read more »

Last week’s shipping party was a success!

A shipping container with 420 bikes inside is on its way to our global partner CESTA in El Salvador right now! This is all thanks to our amazing volunteers for taking time out of their day last week to help us load the container and help further our mission globally.

August Shipping Party!

Our dock is full and we’re ready to ship! Join us as we load a container of bikes bound for CESTA in El Salvador. The load-in will take place on Tuesday, August 16th from 2-5pm and Wednesday, August 17th from 12-5pm. As always, Working Bikes will provide food for our amazing volunteers!

August General Meeting

Join us at the warehouse (2434 S. Western Ave.) on Thursday, August 4th as we gather to discuss Working Bikes at our August General Meeting. All are welcome to join, and we encourage everyone to bring food and beverages to share at a potluck beforehand. The meeting agenda is as follows: 6:30 – 7:30 – Potluck Social … read more »

Shipping Party!

On Saturday, July 9th we will be sending a shipment of bikes, tools, and parts to Zambia through our global partner Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy. Join us as we load a container bound for the Mfuwe Women’s Bike Society located outside of South Luangwa National Park.  These bikes will be put to great use in Zambia, and we need your … read more »

July 9th Shipping Party

  Our Shipping Party on July 9th was a great event for Working Bikes! We welcomed volunteers from Saint Sabina who were celebrating the church’s 100th Anniversary by sending 800 volunteers to complete service projects across the city. We were thrilled to have some of the volunteers at the warehouse to help prep and load 444 bikes that … read more »

Summer Events!

It’s summer in Chicago and once again our calendar is full of exciting events! Check out all of our upcoming bikes drives, green fairs, music festivals, and community rides. We hope to see you out there! Questions? Email events@workingbikes.org.

Working Bikes June General Meeting

The Working Bikes June General Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 2nd from 7:30-9:00pm. Anyone is welcome to attend, and as always we invite everyone to join us for a potluck beforehand at 6:30pm. June General Meeting Agenda: 6:30pm – Potluck Begins 7:15pm -Special Screening of Student Film 7:30pm – Meeting Begins Approval of April General … read more »

Upcoming Events!

With Earth Day quickly approaching, our calendar is full of exciting events in the city and surrounding suburbs. Check out our events calendar and come see us (or donate a used bike) at an event near you! Questions about events? Email us at events@workingbikes.org.

Shipping Party!

We’re having a Shipping Party! Join us today (May 3rd) from 4:00-7:00pm and tomorrow (May 4th) from 12:00-5:00pm as we load a container bound for our partners at CESTA in El Salvador. As always, food and beverage will be provided!