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Dave’s Job This Weekend

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The Borough of High Bridge Green Award, 1/22/15

David Schweidenback is hereby the recipient of the High Bridge Environmental Commission’s eighth annual Borough of High Bridge Green Award for 2014 in recognition of his continuing dedication to promoting environmental preservation. David Schweidenback was “Caught Being Green” by fellow residents who nominated him for this award for his ongoing environmental more...

Happy 2015 from FIDESMA – Guatemala

Hola David, Muchos Saludos, Esperamos se encuentre bién, con bendición en su casa. Agradecemos a Usted y su asociación, todo el apoyo que nos da, es un proyecto que beneficia a muchos hogares y familias, hace más feliz la vida de muchos niños, jovenes y personas que jamás pensaban que podían tener una bicicleta para su ayuda personal y laboral. Adjuntamos una more...

In Honor of Sean Tyrrell

“On October 18th, 2014, a memorial bike ride in honor of my husband, Shawn Tyrrell, was held in Gwinnet County, Georgia, by members of his bike club, the Gwinnett Touring Club (GTC). Shawn was an active member of the club, and toured with them both in Georgia and in Europe. Shawn passed away from a heart attack in 2013. Members of his club wanted to honor him by holding more...

For the Love of Bicycles

Even from the earliest days 25 years ago, not too long after we began to deliver bicycles, some young person who wants to race is hanging about, often willing to work for free just to be around bicycles. At first I really discouraged racing clubs because our real goal was income generation, workers getting to work. The love of bicycles and the love of racing have always more...

Ghana Photos – 2013

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Green Mountain RPCVs Collect 3,000th Bicycle

The Green Mountain Returned Peace Corps Volunteers held their 16th annual used bike and sewing machine collection for Pedals for Progress on Saturday, September 27, 2014, in Essex Junction, Vermont. During the 4 hour event, community members donated 169 bikes and 29 sewing machines. A highlight of the day was the donation of the 3,000th bike the group has collected more...

High Bridge man makes a difference with bicycles

High Bridge man makes a difference with bicycles Pedals for Progress provides bicycles and sewing machines to developing countries to put people to work. Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: more...

An appeal to the world’s foundations and philanthropists by the world’s environmental prize winners

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Paso Pacifico Rangers

by Michael Sabrio Fall 2014 InGear The Spring 2014 InGear newsletter introduced the turtle rangers of Paso Pacifico. The rangers patrol beaches in southwestern Nicaragua to try to protect the turtles that nest there. Through a happy collaboration of Paso Pacifico, the Turtle Conservancy, and Pedals for Progress, the rangers now use P4P bikes for commuting and more...