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Friday, November 18, 2005
Collecting Bikes for Katrina Evacuees in Austin
How would you get to work or the grocery store or school if you lost your only means of transportation? It’s a question many hurricane evacuees struggle with everyday here in Austin. Now there’s a way you can Make A Difference.
“I’m a resident of New Orleans,” Warren said. “I’ve lived there a few years. Shortly after the hurricane, I got a call from the Texas Bicycle Coalition, asking me if I’d coordinate this program.”
It’s called BikeAid.
“We’re asking folks to donate gently-used bikes bikes ready to hit the road running, and those bikes will be redistributed for folks evacuated from both hurricanes,” Warren said.
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