Bikes for Tykes ready to get kids behind the handlebars

(WTHI Photo) Rose-Hulman students help with Bikes for Tykes.
(WTHI Photo) Rose-Hulman students help with Bikes for Tykes.

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – On Friday, News 10 will take part in an important yearly tradition to help local children.

We will be collecting donations for the Bikes for Tykes Drive.

Outside of our studio at 800 Ohio Street, along with several other locations, volunteers will be outside of our building accepting your donations.

Your donations will help purchase new bikes and helps for area children.

Chances and Services for Youth want to purchase 400 bicycles for children in need this year.

A $65 donation will buy a bike and helmet…but any donation helps.

Volunteers will be accepting donations at the following locations and times:

Starbucks on US 41 near Margaret Ave. -7AM-1PM
Starbucks on US 41 S next to Crew Car Wash – 7AM-1PM
Kroger North at Lafayette and Ft. Harrison – 10AM-6PM
WTHI Studio – 7AM-6PM
Walmart East – 10AM-6PM
Corner Grind – 7AM-10AM
Any First Financial Bank Branch – anytime

Donations can also be made throughout December:

Any First Financial Bank Branch
Online at click on DONATE NOW-Bikes for Tykes
By mail: CASY-Bikes for Tykes, 1101 S. 13 St., Terre Haute, IN 47802
In person: CASY Office, 1101 S 13 St. (13th and College) downstairs