GreenTown has teamed with Silicon Valley Bike Exchange (SVBE) and Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) to provide essential workers with essential transportation (bicycles). The #BikeMatchSV program is inspired by New York’s Transportation Alternatives’ Initiative.
How can you help?
- Donate gently used bicycles. If it’s in perfect working order, we’ll match you with a recipient. If it needs a bit of work? No problem, that’s what SVBE and GTLA do! We’ll refurbish the bike and give it new life. We’ll make an appointment for your drop-off. Email info@greenTownLosAltos.org or fill out the #BikeMatchSV form here.
- Donate your time. Take home a homework bicycle! Using safe social distancing practices, we can arrange for you to pick up a bike, fix it at home, and even supply you with parts you need to fix it! Don’t be afraid to take a bike home. If you are challenged by a repair issue, GreenTown’s resident expert, Paul, can provide guidance to you by phone or video chat, or refer you to videos that can help you complete the job for #BikeMatchSV!
- Donate $$. So we can buy parts, helmets and locks for folks who receive one of our #BikeMatchSV bikes. The average bike we refurbish requires $40 in parts.
To receive a bike, donate or volunteer to help fix a bike, fill out the #BikeMatchSV form here. And please share this program broadly to anyone you think may be in need of a bike, have bikes to spare, or are able bike fixers.
Questions? Email info@GreenTownLosAltos.org.
And by the way, apparently, bikes are the new toilet paper!