211. BIKE BRIGADE - 900 Volunteers with Bikes & Big Hearts Delivering Essential Goods to the Isolated & Vulnerable
In this episode, you will learn about: Bike Brigade has over 900 volunteers across Toronto with bikes and big hearts delivering food, prescriptions and other essentials. They have supported more than 20 partners in delivering 5,000 food boxes, 7,500 hot meals.
Toronto is a city of cyclists. The Toronto Bike Brigade is pairing volunteer cyclists with community organizations that serve isolated and vulnerable communities to deliver essentials. The Bike Brigade offers free delivery service for organizations and individuals in need.
It is our goal to safely serve our communities during a time of crisis and beyond. Everyone could use some support sometimes; Toronto cyclists are here to help.
On March 16, 2020 Dave Shellnutt, sent out the first call to the Bike Brigade. Since then, our community has come together in so many beautiful ways: delivering food and other essential supplies, providing safe alternatives to police at demonstrations, and building relationships with folks we might never have crossed paths with.
Bike Brigade has over 900 volunteers across Toronto with bikes and big hearts delivering food, prescriptions and other essentials to Toronto residents isolated by the pandemic