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Support bicycle safety education in 2014

Bicycle Education Campaign

In 2014 we will build a Bicycle Ambassador Program, training young people to spread the message of safe cycling in their communities while learning valuable job training skills. Additionally, we will seek to educate all St. Bernard Parish 4th and 5th graders in bicycle safety.

We seek your help for critical safety gear like helmets and lights, workshop equipment, and a brand new scholarship fund for organizations that need this class but cannot afford it. Please help support our education program in 2014!

Donate to the campaign by selecting from the drop down menu to the right.

Your tax-deductible sustaining membership pays for programs like these:

$30/mo Bike Lover – Provide bicycle workshop scholarships to neighborhood organization in need

$20/mo Commuter – Covers stipends for two youth bicycle instructors to teach 100 community members bicycle safety

$10/mo Sustainer – Helmet give-away to a youth bicyclist in need for 12 riders

$100 One time donation – Buy and distribute 25 front and rear lights in a bicycle light intervention

$50 One time donation – 50 Bicycle map and safety guides printed and distributed via the public library

Portions of these programs are funded by foundations and federal funding, but we need help with critical parts that are not funded. Sustaining donations help us plan ahead and be more strategic about our programs in 2014.

All donations between now and January 1, 2014 will be counted toward this campaign.

Membership is our most critical form of support and helps Bike Easy:

  • Advocate on your behalf at city, state and national levels
  • Educate bicyclists and motorists about safe practices
  • Build programs like our Bicycle Valet and Bicycle Second Line
  • Raise the public profile for bike issues

Your membership is the source of 30% of our annual budget as well as adding your voice to ours on important bicycle advocacy issues.

As a Bike Easy Member you get:

  • Pride of supporting safer cycling
  • Invitations to member-exclusive events like our member party
  • Our bi-weekly e-newsletter
  • Sweet discounts at local shops

Sustaining Members Program – New!

Become a sustaining member and support the work we do on urgent campaigns and on the street advocacy like our Decatur Street Rally, Complete Streets Advocacy, and free handouts of the New Orleans Bike Map & Guide to Safe Cycling and bike lights.

Sustaining members get a free gift, choose either Bike Easy t-shirt or Bike Easy water bottle.

Renewing?

Please choose the appropriate “membership” at right and your membership will be extended 12 months from your expiration date.

Want to sport the Bike Easy brand wherever you go?

Check out our online Cafepress store for shirts, mugs, stickers, and more!

*Have you found benefits for bicycle riders throughout the city? *Email Marin and we’ll get it up here for our members.

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