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[KSTP-TV News, June 10, 2021]   Allina Health donates 240 bikes to Minneapolis Parks
June 10, 2021
[KSTP TV, May 04, 2020]   More than 30 foster kids in Isanti County now have bikes to ride to ride this spring thanks to a donation of bikes and helmets to the Isanti County Family Service. Allina Health and Free Bikes 4 Kidz collected donated bikes last fall and refurbished them for kids in need.
May 04, 2020
[WCCO-TV, April 23, 2020]   Allina Health and several other Minnesota organizations are working together to donate bicycles to workers performing essential jobs in the Twin Cities amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Tia Martinson, of Free Bikes For Kids, told WCCO that her organization has partnered with Allina Health, Quality Bike Products and Slow Roll Twin Cities to give away bikes to workers still on the job as the novel coronavirus spreads in the state.
April 23, 2020
[KMSP Fox 9, October 05, 2019]   Allina Health is teaming up with Free Bikes 4 Kidz for the ninth year running to collected gently used bikes to be cleaned and refurbished and then given to kids who couldn't otherwise afford one. Allina Health’s Ellie Zuehlke and Free Bikes 4 Kidz’ Tia Martinson talked with Fox 9 News about big collection day.
October 05, 2019
[KSTP TV, October 04, 2019]   For the ninth year in a row Allina Health is partnering with Free Bikes 4 Kidz to collect donated bike. They'll be refurbished and cleaned and then given to kids from families that otherwise couldn't afford a bike.
October 04, 2019
[KARE 11, October 03, 2019]   The first Saturday is always the day to donate your unused bikes to Free Bikes 4 Kidz at most Allina Health Clinics and Hospitals . Allina Health's Ellie Zuehlke and Free Bikes 4 Kidz' Tia Martinson talked with KARE 11 about big collection day.
October 03, 2019
[Fridley Public Schools, April 24, 2019]   A record-breaking 450 bicycles were given to Fridley Public Schools families at the third annual Free Bikes for Kids event with Allina Health , hosted at R.L. Stevenson Elementary on April 13, 2019. Each participating child and adult was fitted for a helmet and matched with a bike in the gymnasium, then headed to the cafeteria which served as a bike mechanic shop for the day.
April 24, 2019
[Fox 9, April 13, 2019]   Thousands of kids who otherwise might not be able to afford it, now have a freshly cleaned and refurbished bike. Hundreds of Allina Health volunteers fitted donated bikes and new helmets to the kids just in time for spring through the Free Bikes 4 Kidz program.
April 13, 2019
[Owatonna People's Press, October 08, 2018]   With about a half hour still on the clock on Saturday, volunteers at the Free Bikes 4 Kidz event at the Owatonna Hospital had already loaded about 150 bikes — an average of about 40 bikes an hour and enough to fill three trucks full — and still had some left to load up. “I assume we’ll get some more,” said Natalie Ginter, the Allina Health director of community engagement for the Owatonna Hospital and the one coordinating Saturday’s bicycle collection at the hospital.
October 08, 2018
[KARE 11, October 01, 2018]   On Saturday, Oct. 6, Free Bikes 4 Kidz and Allina Health will be collecting donations of new and gently used bikes at 50 Allina Health locations across the Twin Cities from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Over the last 10 years, FB4K has given away 50,000 bikes to kids from underserved families in our area.
October 01, 2018