Why donate your bike? We know you could re-sell it, gift it to a friend, or even just throw it away, but we hope you’ll donate your bike to Working Bikes instead. And here are 3 reasons why you should: 1) It will change the life of someone in need – Working Bikes can use the bicycles … read more
Even though it’s DC, this generator can be used to power AC appliances such as compact fluorescent lamps, tube fluorescent lamps, sewing machines, blenders, coffee grinders, food processors, juicers etc. The appliances can be found at resale shops for less than $10. If it works it will not damage the appliance (famous last words). We caution not … read more
Kane County will be collecting Bikes for Working Bikes on Saturday May 11, from 8AM to 2PM. Located at 540 south Randall rd., St. Charles. For more information, click here.
SCARCE will be collecting bikes for Working Bikes on Saturday May 11, from 10AM to 1PM. For more information, click here.
On Saturday April 20, Manager Paul Fitzgerald appeared during the half time show of the Windy City Rollers Derby to receive a check for $500. The Fury, one of the home teams in the league, had selected Working Bikes to be their charity beneficiary for the 2013 season. As Fitzgerald graciously received the check and spoke about … read more
Bicycles will be collected for Working Bikes at Triton College from 9AM to 1PM. Located at 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove, IL 60171. For more information, click here.
Bicycles will be collected for Working Bikes at the United Methodist Church from 8AM to 1PM. 7970 Lake street in River Forest. For more information, click here.
On May 4, from 9:30AM to 12:30PM, bicycles will be collected for Working Bikes at Oak Brook Public Library parking lot, located at 600 Oak Brook road. For more information, click here.
Oak Brook Public Library: 600 Oak Brook Rd 9:30am – 12:30pm In addition to bicycles the following will be collected to recycle; electronics, American flags, books, eyeglasses, hearing aids, keys, musical instruments, yarn, clothing buttons, rulers, working sewing machines, wheelchairs, crutches, walkers, LP records, license plates, men’s neckties, manual typewriters, office equipment, extension and power cords, … read more
May 4, from 8:00 AM until noon, Itasca residents can once again get rid of a wide range of unwanted materials in an environmentally good way. The Village of Itasca, the Itasca Police Department, Itasca Public Works, SCARCE, Creative Recycling and Fellowes are jointly sponsoring our annual GREEN Day event. The event will take place in … read more