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11th Annual Cranksgiving Food Drive and Bicycle Ride

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11th Annual Cranksgiving Food Drive and Bicycle Ride

11 years ago, Bworks volunteers wanted to host one last event of the year to give back to the St. Louis community that supports our work with area youth all summer long. A canned food drive seemed like a good idea given the time of year near Thanksgiving. Each year the event has steadily grown and in 2015 more than 900 participants collected over 13,000 food items riding from grocery store to grocery store, purchasing food items to be donated.

Registration is free and even easier now! Sign up online here and you won’t need to stand in line at the event! Click Here to Register.

We hope that you will join us!

Click Here for Complete Details.

Programs Lead – Seeking Qualified Applicants

Programs Lead – Seeking Qualified Applicants

At St. Louis BWorks we believe that everyone deserves the chance to be more and to gain the skills they need to pursue their dreams. We believe that children ­ or any young person for that matter ­ can thrive when they have the opportunity to challenge their abilities in a safe, supportive environment.
St. Louis BWorks is currently accepting resumes to fill the role of Programs Lead, a teaching position that helps St. Louis BWorks, a 501(c)(3) organization, accomplish our mission.

The ideal candidate has a background in elementary education and experience working in the nonprofit sector. Applicants must be passionate, motivated, and flexible, as this role requires the ability to articulate program objectives to a wide array of individuals and operational needs may change quickly. This position is based out of BWorks’ Soulard location but requires travel to partner organizations in the St. Louis Metro area.

Click on the link below to open the Programs Lead Job Description and Qualifications as a PDF file.

Bikes, Brews, Music, and a Good Pig Roast – Saturday, July 23, 6:30 – 10:30 PM

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Bikes, brews, music, and a good pig roast – Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 23, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. for the BWorks Summer Jam and Pig Roast event.

If you like bikes, brews, music, and a good pig roast, mark your calendar for Saturday, July 23, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. for the BWorks Summer Jam and Pig Roast event that includes a silent auction to benefit St. Louis BWorks at Mad Art Gallery in Soulard. Performances during the event will be from Susan Marting and Joe Stickley. Tickets are $20/person in advance or $25 at the door (½ price for kids age 12-18 and free for kids under age 12) and include entrance, one beverage and pig roast. Mad Art is located at 2727 S 12th St., 63118.

Proceeds from the door and silent auction will help support this nearly 30-year-old 501(c)3 organization that helps children and youth in St. Louis discover their potential through bicycles (Bicycle Works), books (Book Works) and bytes (Byte Works).

Tickets are $20/person in advance or $25 at the door (½ price for kids age 12-18 and free for kids under age 12) and include entrance, one beverage and pig roast.

Click to purchase tickets on-line through EventBrite.  Click here to Invite your friends on Facebook.

But there’s more! A silent auction will be happening throughout the night and some of the items include: gift certificates to Salt & Smoke, Pi Pizza, four green seats at a Cardinals baseball game ($1,400 value), Blues Museum, Savor Saint Louis Food Tours, Artcrank bicycle posters, VIP Schlafly brewery tour with more being added daily.

Bike Drive at St. Louis Earth Day’s Recycling Extravaganza event at St. Louis Community College at Forest Park

Bike Drive at St. Louis Earth Day’s Recycling Extravaganza event at the St. Louis Community College at Forest Park

sled-logo-new@2xSt. Louis Bicycle Works is partnering with St. Louis Earth Day’s Recycling Extravaganza event at the St. Louis Community College at Forest Park to host a bicycle drive to collect adult and children’s bicycles.

For more information visit St. Louis Earth Day.org

Thanks for your support!