Sheriff in search of public’s assist asking for brand new bicycles, new helmets, or financial donations for substitute components
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY — Season of Giving is 32 years previous and nonetheless going sturdy. Since 1989, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Workplace has been making a gift of bicycles in the course of the vacation season.
At the moment, the SLO County Sherriff is in search of donations for the Christmas Bicycle Giveaway. This system was created to advertise the vacation spirit by making a gift of refurbished bicycles and new helmets to San Luis Obispo County kids in want.
As a result of generosity of the folks of SLO County, this system has continued to be an enormous success over time. The Sheriff’s Workplace Honor Farm is the meeting level for bicycles which can be donated and in want of restore; the inmates housed on the Honor Farm make the repairs.
This system instills within the inmates a constructive work ethic, self-respect, and a way of value to the neighborhood. This 12 months because of COVID security protocols, the SLO County Sheriff Division will schedule bicycle pick-up instances for these with permitted purposes in the course of the week of Dec. 6 via 10 on the Sheriff’s Honor Farm, situated at 880 Oklahoma Avenue in San Luis Obispo.
For the well being and security of the general public and employees, they’re asking everybody to please observe COVID precautions when selecting up a bicycle. Moreover, the Sheriff’s Workplace kindly asks everybody to put on a face masks and preserve social distancing throughout their scheduled pick-up day and time.
On account of the pandemic, new bicycles, substitute components, and equipment are briefly provide this 12 months, because it was final 12 months. Subsequently, the Sheriff is in search of the general public’s assist by asking for brand new bicycles, new helmets, or financial donations for substitute components.
The Sheriff’s Division might be accepting grownup bicycles however choose kids’s bikes since they’re in excessive demand.
If you already know a baby (as much as 15 years of age) in want of a bicycle, please e-mail email@example.com to request a Christmas Bicycle Utility or go to slosheriff.org and click on on Assets on the high of our homepage after which Varieties and Purposes on the drop down menu.
All purposes are due by Nov. 24. people and companies who want to donate new kids’s bicycle helmets of their unique packaging can deliver the helmet to any of the Sheriff’s Workplace Patrol stations or to the Sheriff’s Honor Farm situated on Freeway 1.
If you need to make a financial contribution for the acquisition of components or helmets, please ship a test to:
Sheriff’s Advisory Basis
Attn: Bicycle Fund P.O. Field 3752
San Luis Obispo, CA 93403
The Sheriff’s Workplace couldn’t proceed this program with out the assistance and generosity of teams like Rita’s Rainbows which donates cash to purchase bicycle helmets, Bike SLO County, which donates many hours to serving to inmates refurbish the bicycles, The Sandlot Group of San Luis Obispo for donating new bikes, and the Sheriff’s Advisory Basis which donates money and time to the trigger.