For a few years we’ve worked to get bicycles in the hands of folks that have had their own bicycles stolen or cannot afford to purchase a new bicycle. Until now our donated bicycles have been distributed in our local community in exchange for a pay what you can donation, as gifts to individuals and for free local community raffles.
Early this year in addition to donated bike from individuals we received a number of bicycles from a local business and from Bike Angels. We have been working hard to clean and fix up these bikes to add to our Local Bike Match Program. The goal of the Bike Match program is to get donated bikes matched – for free – to individuals in our local community. As we continue to collect working bike donations (all sizes) we need volunteers to help clean them up and do minor repairs so they can be matched and distributed to new owners – for no cost – or if you have the means for a donation that will be applied to the Bike Match Program.
If your bike has been stolen or you are in need of a bicycle and cannot afford one please drop us an email. An online application is coming soon.
What can you do? Volunteer!
We are hosting a wash and wrench session at the SMC Sustainability Center this Saturday, October 17th, 12-4pm* with our Bike Match Program partners at Santa Monica College Sustainability Program. Bike mechanics knowledge is very helpful but not required – some bikes just need to be cleaned.
AmazonSmile has donated over $100 million to charities thanks to customers shopping at smile.amazon.com. To celebrate, AmazonSmile is donating 5% (ten times the usual amount) to Santa Monica Spoke when you shop at smile.amazon.com/ch/81-3329637 through Nov 2. #AmazoSmile #StartWithaSmile
Join us to tomorrow at Ashland Hill with our local partners for an evening of socializing and great conversation. Check in with us at Ashland hill to get access to extended HH for our group.
Also this evening — Main Street Santa Monica will award SMSpoke our support check from the Summer Soulstice Festival! WOOT!!
Extended Social Hour menu until 7:00pm Please check in with us to get access to extended HH prices until 7pm.
Discover Ashland Hill’s beach-close Craft Beer and Wine Garden and Gin & Tonic Bar on Main Street in Santa Monica’s Historic Ocean Park Neighborhood. Enjoy A-Hlls addictive bar bites and delectable dishes on their patio or in the cool comfort of the brick bar featuring a rotating selection of prized local taps, domestic and international drafts, small productions wines and a slate of handcrafted G&Ts. See the event for all the details – social hour menu and updates – HERE
Deals start July 16, 3pm ET and run through July 17. Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping events of the year and a great time for our community to support Santa Monica Spoke.
When you shop on-line at smile.amazon.com Amazon donates to Santa Monica Spoke.
Your online shopping makes a difference. Amazon donates to Santa Monica Spoke when you shop Prime Day deals at smile.amazon.com.