From day one we have collected unwanted bikes, repaired them and donated them to different local and national causes. To date Barnardos have received most of our bikes for charity.
We would like to see as many deserving kids and families as possible get bikes so if you have unwanted bikes that you would like us to pass on to or you would like to sponsor a bike for charity then please contact us.
The service is free and we do not financially profit from it in any way so where possible we would ask that bikes be dropped into us. there is a minimal charge to cover our costs for collections outside Celbridge.
HOW IT WORKS
We collect old or unwanted bikes for recycling. As a rule charities generally only request kids bikes but in some cases there may be the need for larger bikes for teenagers or parents for getting to school etc.
Recycled bikes are either used for parts or repaired to a safe, roadworthy condition. Some of the bikes collected are repaired and sold but the profit from these sales is only used to fund repairs for our Bikes For Charity.
IN SHORT: When you give us a bike for charity, either the bike, parts from the bike or the proceeds from the sale of the bike will go to repairing bikes for donation. On occassion we have a surplus of bikes that are not required by any of the charities we deal with. When this happens we donate them to good causes.
If you know of a charity that could benefit from this service please contact us.