Local nonprofit Going Places is in need of volunteers to help build 300 custom bikes that will be donated to every child at Mt. Zion, a low income school on Johns Island. The build will take place at Affordabike on Monday, March 19th from 10 am to 1 pm.
If you're interested in volunteering, you can sign up online at: https://www.goingplacesnonprofit.org/volunteer. No experience is needed. Affordabike will provide instructions and tools to all volunteers. The business is located at 573 King Street.
The bike reveal at Mt. Zion will take place on May 1st.
About Going Places
Going Places was inspired by founder Katie Blomquist, the North Charleston Title 1 teacher who created the GoFundMe campaign that raised over $80,000 to get all 650 students in her elementary school a new bike and lock helmet. Going Places will continue this work on a much larger level, providing the most basic childhood right to disadvantaged kids - a right to Joy. Currently that joy is being spread by giving out bikes! The organization also provides joy to the teachers and staff who work in Title 1 schools.
To learn more visit www.GoingPlacesNonprofit.org or call 224-715-5156.
Local bike shop with full service repair station, custom bike builds, and a bike rental shop. To learn more visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/Affordabike/ or call 843-789-3281.