Kickstand Prepares to Provide Necessary Cycling Infrastructure; Could Use Your Help

I’ve mentioned Kickstand several times over the years. It’s been just over three years since I wrote a full article about the group. In that time they’ve continued their mission of putting bikes in the hands of children and adults who need them. Some of the bikes are given directly, but most are given through […]

Kickstand: Dishing out Bikes and Hope

I first mentioned Kickstand a couple of weeks ago when I encountered Paul Laudeman and Kickstart volunteers at the Parkridge block party. Paul has been with the program from its formal beginning and heads it up today. They were handing out helmets to children and helping them repair their bicycles. Fascinated with what they are […]