• ORGANIZATION PROFILE
  • Bike & Build Inc Bike & Build Inc

Causes

  • Interest area icon
  • Interest area icon
  • Interest area icon
(40.03379,-75.21555)
 

Volunteer with us!

VIEW AS
Subscribe Get an RSS feed of these Opportunities
Please wait . . .

Mission Statement

Bike & Build is pedaling to end poverty housing. Through fund-raising cycling trips, Bike & Build raises money for and awareness of affordable housing efforts. Our events act as a catalyst to build homes, foster the spirit of service, and empower young adults... mile by mile, house by house.

Description

Bike & Build raises funds for affordable housing projects.

- Over five seasons, Bike & Build has contributed $1,144,231 to housing groups to fund projects planned and executed by young adults; this includes $391,327 donated from the summer of 2007.

- Through pre-arranged gifts, Bike & Build funds affordable housing projects executed by our participants in communities where our events begin. Through our grant program, our organization identifies and supports exciting projects involving young people all throughout the nation. Bike & Build also supports local affordable housing organizations along each route through on the road donations.

Bike & Build garners media and community attention for the affordable housing cause.

- Bike & Build's expansive national footprint allows our organization to promote the need for and importance of affordable housing in 42 states, 1 province, and hundreds of communities nationwide.

- Through print, TV media, radio, town-hall style meetings, and informal grassroots interaction, Bike & Build participants bring our organization's message to thousands of people from all walks of life.

Bike & Build fosters leadership and lifelong philanthropic service in our participants.

- Bike & Build's programming introduces young adults to the affordable housing cause, engages them in a unique and interesting way, and creates a prolonged and intimate connection.

- By funding building projects involving students and young adults, Bike & Build creates incremental service opportunities among young adults, empowering this crucial demographic.

Website

http://bikeandbuild.org

Contact

Reviews

BE THE FIRST TO RECOMMEND THIS ORGANIZATION!
Would you recommend Bike & Build Inc?

Engage your employees, consumers, or students! VolunteerMatch provides the tools that make community involvement easy.