Whittier elementary hosts bike drive Saturday

The school aims to collect 100 bikes for Free Bikes 4 Kidz

WHITTIER — Whittier International Elementary School aims to collect 100 donated bicycles for Minneapolis youth this weekend.

The bikes will be cleaned and refurbished by Free Bikes 4 Kidz. The local non-profit organization will then distribute them to district students and school bike safety programs.

The bike drive runs 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday at Whittier elementary, 315 W. 26th St.

Drop bikes off at the stairs on the south side of the building, near the intersection of West 27th Street and Grand Avenue.