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Check here for the latest news on our organization’s new deliveries, fundraisers, and more.

  • After delivering 250 bicycles to orphans in 6 different countries, we have decided to focus our next effort locally. Through one of our supporters, Jessica Villasenor-Figueroa

  • 20 MORE BIKES HAVE BEEN DELIVERED IN KENYA! We are thrilled to announce that 20 bikes were delivered to the girls of the Matungu Community Development Charity in Kenya on Sund

  • We just finished watching an awesome documentary, On the Way to School. It highlights the exact issue we are striving to solve which is that children across the world are walk

  • We are thrilled to announce that Riedon Inc. has donated $1000 to Bikes 4 Orphans. Reidon Inc has been a strong supporter of Bikes 4 Orphans in the past like sponsoring our fi

  • Some new photos from our Uganda delivery from Ebenezer Children’s Ministry. These kids were chosen because of how far they have to walk to school, some walk 3.5 mil

  • We are excited to report that the bicycles arrived at Ebenezer Orphanage in ‪Uganda‬ per our plan. Thanks to the World Bicycle Relief team for delivering t

  • We have great news! We have identified and qualified our next orphanage to receive ‪#‎bicycles‬. The next delivery will be to an orphanage in Uganda. This will mean we ha

  • Thank you Kiwanis Club of Glendale for the Donation! It’s organizations like yours that help us grow!

  • “The right charity changes the world, just as it changes us when we engage with it.” – Seth Godin We are happy to share some new photos from the Community of

  • One of the orphans, Boaz from Zimbabwe, who received a bike in the latest delivery has been selected as Junior Mayor of Ruwa Town Council. We are honored to be able to help a

  • Thank you to La Cañada Valley Sun and Glendale News-Press for covering our story! We hope that with more media coverage, we can show the world the power of bicycles! A special

  • We did it! Thank you all for your wonderful support! We are very excited to report that we have successfully delivered 45 bicycles to the Rose of Sharon Orphanage in Zimbabwe.

  • We have great news! We finally qualified a new orphanage, so tune in next week when we share some pictures of our next delivery to Zimbabwe. This will be our first delivery to

  • Here are some more photos of the delivery. This was only possible with awesome supporters like yourselves. We truly couldn’t have done it without you! Their smiles give

  • The Saint John Community of Addis Ababa We are thrilled to announce that the 20 bikes have arrived to the  Ethiopian Orphanage in Addis Ababa. We are waiting fo

  • Thank you Glendale Press for your coverage. A charitable effort started by local teens has quickly gathered downhill speed and is giving orphans around the world greater

  • The 2nd Annual Bike-A-Thon / Hike-A-Thon was a huge success. We raised over $5,000! Weather was great, not a single drop of rain! Thanks to all the volunteers and participants

  • We just wanted to let everyone know that the event is on and weather forecasts are looking good for a rain-free event. For more information about that event: Click Here

  • Thank you Vallysun Newspaper for covering our event.  In 2012, St. Francis High School’s Sebouh Bazikian made a promise to raise $5,000 to provide orphans in Kenya with b

  • Please check the following link for any last minute updates regarding our 2nd Bike/Hike-A-Thon scheduled for February 28th in Glendale CA.   http://b4ofundraiser.blo

  • At the beginning of the year we placed the ambitious goal of $10,000 by July 2015. We are proud to announce that we are almost halfway there. We want to thank everyone for the

  • We would like to thank Mayor Sinanyan and all the City Council Members, Laura Friedman, Ara Najarian, Paula Devine, and Dave Weaver, for giving us their time and attention as

  • This is our official flyer for the event. The goal is to raise funds for another 200 bikes in 2015, and this event is going to kick start our year. We would appreciate if you

  • ITS OFFICIAL! Are you guys ready for the 2nd Annual Bike-A-Thon & Hike-A-Thon Event on February 28th. Tell all your friends and family to save the date.     

  • “We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, c

  • After our delivery to Khayelisha Care Project we were blown away when the kids sent the most heartwarming letters from the orphans. We were glad to see that the chil

  • We are pleased to share this video with you. Thanks to Casey Shatraw for helping us put this video together and to the many volunteers and supporters who helped us to get to t

  • Rotary Club of Glendale, CA (Noon) was one of the first organizations that supported us 2 years ago. They were vital in helping us reach the $25,000 millstone year to dat

  • Ms.Tsovina Hayrapetyan, was one of the reporters who accompanied us when we delivered bikes to “lady of Armenian” summer camp (August 2014). This video is in Armen

  • We are thrilled to announce that the delivery of the 50 bikes to four different Armenian orphanages and day camps was a huge success. Once again we were a witness to the power

  • Today, the Bikes 4 Orphans/FCN volunteer team are leaving today to go to Armenia to deliver the 50 bicycles to the orphans there. We will be posting pictures and updates on ou

  • Bikes 4 Orphans is thrilled to announce that twenty bicycles were recently delivered to “The Daos Children Centre,” in Kenya. This is the second Kenyan orphanage t

  • After speaking about Bikes 4 Orphans a couple months ago at Sumner Elementary School in Claremont, the students worked hard to raise money for our cause. These children are an

  • Good news! With the help of Qhubeka (an affiliate of World Bicycle Relief), we were able to deliver 11 bikes to the Khayelisha Care Project in Tugela Ferry, South Africa last

  • I am very excited to announce that the bikes for Armenia have finally arrived from the distributor (Pacific Cycles) and we will be sending the shipping container with all 50 b

  •         We have an exciting update to share with you all! Initially, we began the bike collection drive because we could not find any organizations that wo

  •        A couple weeks ago, the librarian, Marleene Bazela, of Sumner Elementary School read our article on the LA Times. After reading about our

  • Last Friday, Sean and I did a presentation for the members of the Rotary Club of Glendale, Sunrise. We were invited after they heard about our presentation at the Rotary Club

  • So far we have received 5 bicycles (1 is not included in the picture below) and we still need 45 more! Please ask around and spread the word.  Our strategy for Armenia is

  • I am humbled that the Pollination Project has included our organization in their top 10 list of 2013. Thank you!Please click here to see their complete list.