Decatur collects bikes for Pedaling Christmas Cheer campaign - Tucson News Now

Decatur collects bikes for Pedaling Christmas Cheer campaign

Last year, they collected 140 bikes for kids in less fortunate families. Last year, they collected 140 bikes for kids in less fortunate families.
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -

The First Response Ambulance Service donated 30 bicycles to the city's Pedaling Christmas Cheer campaign.

This is the second year the city is doing this. Last year, they collected 140 bikes for kids in less fortunate families. This year, they're shooting for 250 bikes.

"Parents come in with tears in their eyes, just thanking us for the contribution we were making because we know, without it, there would be kids who wouldn't have Christmas. And that's where the passion and the heart comes from," said Decatur City Council member, Roger Anders.

Right now, they have 50 bikes that have been donated.

You or your business can donate bicycles through December 15. Take them to Decatur City Hall, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. except, of course, on Thanksgiving.

Copyright 2012 WAFF. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • AAA Arizona offers Tipsy Tow for Memorial Day

    AAA Arizona offers Tipsy Tow for Memorial Day

    Tuesday, December 23 2014 1:25 PM EST2014-12-23 18:25:08 GMT
    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:55:40 GMT
    (Source: AAA Arizona)(Source: AAA Arizona)

    AAA Arizona is offering its "Tipsy Tow" services on Memorial Day. Here's how it works. 

    AAA Arizona is offering its "Tipsy Tow" services on Memorial Day. Here's how it works. 

  • State unveils fire awareness billboards

    State unveils fire awareness billboards

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:38:18 GMT
    Fire prevention billboard outside Eloy on I-10. (Source: Department of Forestry and Fire Management)Fire prevention billboard outside Eloy on I-10. (Source: Department of Forestry and Fire Management)

    The messaging on the billboards is simple "Put out your campfires" and "One Spark is all it Takes." 

    The messaging on the billboards is simple "Put out your campfires" and "One Spark is all it Takes." 

  • Crews sent to fire in Redington Pass

    Crews sent to fire in Redington Pass

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 6:33 PM EDT2017-05-24 22:33:26 GMT

    Heidi Schewel of the U.S. Forest Service said the exact location of the fire is yet to be determined, so it's unknown if the fire is on private property or state or federal land.

    Heidi Schewel of the U.S. Forest Service said the exact location of the fire is yet to be determined, so it's unknown if the fire is on private property or state or federal land.

Powered by Frankly