Last year, more than 100 bikes were collected and delivered to the Loyal Order of the Squirrels, who repair, refurbish and paint the bikes. The bikes are then given to children through Sts. Joachim and Ann Care Center.
"The joy this program has provided to needy families is immeasurable For many this is their first bike and we take every effort to provide them with a
quality gift," said Bernie McNamee, who organizes the program for the squirrels.
Bikes can be donated at any of the 16 ambulance bases in St. Charles County on any day of the week between 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Base 1 - 2190 Elm St. St. Charles, MO 63301
Base 2 - 835 Friedens Rd. St. Charles, MO 63303
Base 7 - 5150 Westwood Dr., St. Charles, MO 63304
Base 8 - 965 Sycamore St. Charles, MO 63304
Bikes can also be dropped off at the repair center located at 1540 Country Club Plaza Drive, St. Charles 63303 on Wednesdays from 5-9 p.m. or Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. For more information, contact McNamee at firstname.lastname@example.org.