Fairfield County Non-Profit Recycles Bikes for the Underprivileged
For Monday Magic this week, we shared a story about boy scouts in Newtown that collected bikes to help out those less fortunate. The non-profit they collected the bikes for has been around for about five years now.
Northeast Community Cycles was created by Tony Suppa. In the Our History section on their website, he explains that he grew up watching his uncle take old bikes from the dump, fix them up, and give them to kids in the neighborhood.
This inspired him to do the same, and when he was older, he started fixing old bikes for kids at an elementary school where his wife worked. Eventually, after joining a bicycle club, he met a group of people who were interested in helping him expand his ideas, and that's when Northeast Community Cycles was created.
So, now, they have a group of people who help to provide refurbished bikes for underprivileged kids and adults in Fairfield County, CT. You can learn more about them in the Board of Directors section.
If this sounds like something you would like to help with, there a few ways in which you can help. You can donate bikes, you can volunteer, or you can donate money. Northeast Community Cycles is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Thank you Northeast Community Cycles for helping out those less fortunate in communities around Fairfield County! You definitely deserve the Monday Magic spotlight!