RANDOLPH, NJ- Pedals for Progress, in its continuing effort to recycle bicycles properly, is
having a used bike collection sponsored by a Randolph student, Eitan Leinwand.
Anyone with an adult or child’s bicycle in repairable condition is urged to donate
his or her bike to this worthy cause. We do not accept “bikes for parts” or
Bikes can be dropped off from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Sunday Oct 5, 2014, rain or
shine @ Randolph Middle School parking lot, 507 Millbrook Ave, Randolph,
P4P collects 3,000 to 5,000 bicycles annually and transfers this material wealth to
those more needy. To date, more than 142,000 have been shipped to developing
countries in Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe.
In these countries the bikes are reconditioned by partner agencies and distributed at low
cost to poor working adults. These bikes provide them with reliable transportation for commuting
to work, transporting products to market, or accessing health care and other services. Steady
employment for these adults is vital to the development and success for these economies.
It costs $40 to collect, process, ship, rebuild and distribute each bicycle. A
donation toward shipping costs is necessary (suggested minimum $10 per
All cash and material donations are fully deductible and a receipt will be available
at the collection site.
We also accept working portable sewing machines. Pedals for Progress is a 501 © (3) corporation
and a registered charity in the states of NJ, NY, PA, CT, VT, IA. Brochures explaining this innovative
program will be available at the collection site.
P4P seeks donations of wrenches for our overseas shops. For detailed information about our
overseas projects and a current schedule of bicycle collections, visit our website at www.p4p.org.
For more information email Eitan at EitanCollectsBikes@yahoo.com
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