Where To Send Bike Donations

There are many things that you will forget: where you put your keys, the location where you left the TV remote, and the last place you left your wallet, but you will never forget how to ride a bike. Bikes can be a kid’s best friend, a person’s go-to exercise activity, or someone’s favorite summertime hobby. Everyone should experience owning a bike. Help create someone’s bike experience, consider making a bike donation today. Ever wonder where to send bike donations? No worries, we will peddle you in the right direction.120511_FAM_TrainingWheelBikeEX.jpg.CROP.rectangle3-large

If you’re in Chicago, it’s as easy as using Zealous Good to find out exactly which charities need your bike donations. If you’re not in Chicago, here are some ideas of where to donate your cooling companion.

Recreation Centers

Your local recreation center could be your old bicycles new home. Recreation centers help keep the community fit and healthy. Children and their parents can come to the recreation centers, rent out old bicycles, and exercise together. Do you part in your community’s health excursions.

Visit your local community’s webpage to find a recreation center near you that are in need of bike donations.


Churches are great avenues to send old bike donations. Your local church knows the best people who could greatly use a bicycle in their life. Sometimes churches can even give your old bikes to kids who would love to call a bicycle their new friend. Give your bike to your local church today.

Search for your local churches in your preferred search engine.

Pedals for Progress

This eco-friendly, philanthropic organization aims at keeping old bicycles out of landfills. Old bicycles can sometimes be wasted and find itself into landfills. Help Pedals for Progress keep bike donations out of landfills and into the hands of true bicycle lovers.

For more information, check out Pedals for Progress’s website.

Finally, if you’re in the Chicago area, check out Zealous Good for where to send bike donations. Click here to submit your donation and we’ll find a local charity that can benefit.

Vince Nava is a 2013 summer marketing intern at Zealous Good, an in-kind donations marketplace in Chicago. You can find Vince on Google+, on Twitter at @vincenava or Zealous Good on Facebook and on Twitter at @ZealousGood.

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