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1st European Convention of Environmental Laureates

For many decades, on the wall next to my computer, there has been an AT&T poster with a photograph of the moon in the night sky and a very large Saturn, Jupiter and a third planet, maybe Pluto, in the background. In white letters in the night sky the poster reads “Don't recycle. We can always move.” That seems to be the motto for many nations. Just shift the burden to more...

Richard E. ‘Dick’ Swisher

Obituary from the Gettysburg more...

Yesterday the world lost a Hero.

We here at P4P need to acknowledge the passing of our dear friend and coworker Dick Swisher. While the sewing machine program was a P4P initiative, it was Dick Swisher who made it successful. In the eleven years we have been shipping sewing machines, it was Dick who collected, repaired and prepared close to one thousand sewing machines for shipment overseas.  more...

High Bridge man lifts thousands out of poverty

Posted: Thursday, February 10, 2011 1:00 am High Bridge man lifts thousands out of poverty By DEB DAWSON, Editor Recorder Community Newspapers | 0 comments HIGH BRIDGE – David Schweidenback, 58, is a man who really loves his job. He doesn’t just love it -- Pedals for Progress (P4P) is his 20-year-old baby. He nurtures it daily, and is proud of its more...

Our Spring Collections Begin Soon

Pedals for Progress is a simple beast. We take unwanted bikes here and send them to where they are needed. But to do that, we need people to give us those bikes. It is during our spring and autumn collection campaigns that we gather up the inventory to ship overseas. The new collection season is quickly approaching and we’re busily scheduling collection events around more...

Freewheeling through a downturn

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Pedals for Progress in Grapevine News

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Collections this weekend

9 AM – 12 Noon Tohickon Middle School 5051 Old Easton Road Doylestown, PA Middletown-Odessa Rotary Middletown Super Wal-Mart and Middletown Crossing Shopping Center Rte 299, Middletown, DE 9 AM – 12 Noon Indiana Midday Rotary Club 621 more...

Collections this weekend – October 9th

9 AM - 12 Noon sponsored by Westfield Rotary Club Board of Education Building Walnut & Elm streets Westfield, NJ 07090 (908) 232-6807 or (908) 233-0065 wrorden@msn.com 9 AM - 12 Noon Friends of Wyckoff Wyckoff Reformed Church 580 Wyckoff Ave Wyckoff, NJ more...