Islington Giving

The Big Bike Appeal

Islington Giving and Yes Outdoors have teamed up to offer bikes to refugees in Islington. First £1,000 will be matched by our local partners Business Design Centre. 100% of your donation goes directly for refurbishment and safety equipment.
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The Big Bike Appeal from Islington Giving and YES Outdoors

Hundreds of Islington residents and families have generously offered to host over 300 Ukrainian individuals and families for at least the next six months. In addition to the existing support available for refugees, Islington Giving and Yes Outdoors have joined forces to offer refurbished bikes to refugees who might benefit from them. The aim is to provide people arriving into Islington with more independence, a means to explore the local area, and free transport. As a bonus, we will be giving old bikes a new life rather than being scrapped.

£10 would cover a helmet for a cyclist

£17 would cover lock and lights for one bike

£55 would cover the costs of full refurbishment and equipment (helmet, lock & lights)

This project could provide people with more independence, a means to explore the local area, and free transport. (Lisa Robinson, Islington Giving)

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Islington Giving

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Raising Funds. Giving Grants. Sharing Power. Working with local people and organisations, we aim to bring about positive change that makes Islington a more equal place. We do this by creating access to opportunities, reducing isolation and bringing local people into decision making.

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