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Vermont Lutheran Church donates to Dream Bikes

 

June 15, 2017

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Gaila Olsen is pictured handing a check for $1,050 to Dream Bikes. The money came from donations during Vermont Lutheran Church's annual bicycle breakfast at the end of May.

Dream Bikes is a non-profit organization arm of Trek Bikes that works with kids from south Madison and other low-income areas. They have a mobile van unit that goes to the schools and works on the students' bikes. Older students from the area are hired to work in the shop and learn skills too. The organization accepts used bikes, refurbishes them, and then sells them at an economical rate. They recycle cycles!

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