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Watsonville Bike Shack
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||Watsonville Bike Shack|
|Alternate Name(s):||El Bike Shack COOP Watsonville|
|Address:||555 Main Street |
Watsonville, CA 95076
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||See Meeting Hours|
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Tuesday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm|
Thursday 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
|Description:||Located behind Ramos Furniture Store, we created the Watsonville Bike Shack with a lot of volunteer hours and the support of an organization in Santa Cruz called the Bike Church. For almost two years we have been building this program together. They gave us our first tools and had their mechanics train our youth in basic bike repair. Last year we received a small grant which enables us to pay 3 youth $20.00 a week to work at the Farmers Market for a four hour shift. We have made a huge impact. Everyone loves our project, a lot of people give us their old bikes. Every week we help people at the Farmerís Market and they look for us! We have given away many bikes to children and young adults. We have had a warehouse donated to the Bike Shack so we have a place to fix and store the bikes. Art is also created at the warehouse. We also would like to hold classes and workshops in the future at our warehouse.
ELIGIBILITY: Watsonville residents in need with special emphasis on youth, farmworkers, and the homeless.
|Programs:||We are open TUESDAY & THURSDAY 4pm-6pm 555 Main Street (Behind Furniture store) Watsonville CA as well Friday's at Farms market in Watsonville @ Placita from 4pm-7pm Estamos abiertos martes y jueves de 4:00-6:00 555 Main Street en Watsonville CA 95076
People can donate bikes to us or they can donate money so we can start to organize bike and art workshops for the community.
|Languages other than English:||Spanish|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Call for Information|
Parking & Wheelchair Access
|Public Transportation:||Available Within Three Blocks|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
|Areas Served:||Santa Cruz County|
Proceeds from Sales
Youth/Student Support Groups
|This record last modified May 15, 2014|