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Old 12-09-2011, 03:42 PM
 
Location: Apex/Holly Springs
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A couple of years back there was a guy in Apex who took donations of used bikes and fixed them up for Xmas to give to kids. I had donated my son's old bike to him but I lost the contact information. I'd like to donate my daughter's old bike (since she is getting a new one at Xmas). Anyone know where in the Cary/Apex/Holly Springs area I can donate the bike?

Thanks!
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Old 12-09-2011, 03:45 PM
 
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I would be interested to know this as well. My parents still have my old bike and it's certainly doing no good sitting in their garage.
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Old 12-09-2011, 04:52 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Guardian Angel in Fuquay will take the bikes and the money they sell for is donated to Alzheimer's research.
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Old 12-09-2011, 06:07 PM
 
Location: Wake Forest, NC
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This place is local,

Welcome - 1304 Bikes, Raleigh, NC
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Old 12-09-2011, 06:48 PM
 
Location: Sneads Ferry, NC
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Unfortunately, they are not taking bikes, only money. They don't have a shop to store things in. However, maybe another bike shop could give you a lead.
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Old 07-30-2015, 09:52 AM
 
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Does anyone know of a charity that would like a used childrens bike? Beginners bike with training wheels.
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Old 07-31-2015, 11:48 AM
 
Location: Cary
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Yep. If you have trouble contacting them, post again, but I think contact info is listed in this article.

With bikes, Cary group paves the way for youth-police friendship | News & Observer
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Old 07-31-2015, 12:21 PM
 
Location: NC
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In for updates - have 2 adult and 1 children's bike to donate.
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Old 07-31-2015, 12:26 PM
 
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Durham Bike Co-op would probably take them.
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Old 08-02-2015, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Cary
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If you are interested in donating kids or adult bikes, send me a PM and I'll provide the contact info. A volunteer will pick up the bike from a convenient location, or can also pick up the bikes from your house (you don't need to home, just leave the bikes outside). The bikes get refurbished and donated to kids and adults in need. Volunteers meet once a month in Apex to refurbish the bikes.
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