Last Week These Kids Had A Pile Of Broken Bikes, And Now They’ve Got Freedom


o-DETROIT-KID-BIKES-570It took Jean Wilson just four hours, a dozen helpers, $6, a few Facebook posts and one idea to make a big difference for a group of Detroit kids.

Wilson, a local artist and self-described “tinkerer,” is in the process of buying a building in Detroit’s Core City neighborhood to use as a studio and a workspace, which she envisions neighborhood kids using. The shop isn’t ready yet, but Wilson and a group of volunteers spent Saturday afternoon near the building, fixing up bikes for more than a dozen kids who live nearby.

via Last Week These Kids Had A Pile Of Broken Bikes, And Now They’ve Got Freedom.

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