Published on June 8, 2017 – Editorial Staff, The Daily Times
Who hasn’t thought about doing something to make a difference but let the impulse slip away? Rejoice! Opportunity awaits on Saturday. Just think of it as Christmas in June. Read more
Published on May 30, 2017 – Melanie Tucker, The Daily Times
When Dewayne and Leigh Wilson stood in their driveway in Townsend a little over two years ago with a dream of providing bicycles to children and youth who didn’t have one, they had eight used bicycles in a small shed but a whole lot of drive. Read more
Published on May 13, 2017 – Melanie Tucker, The Daily Times
(Maryville) Salvation Army, an organization mostly known for its Red Kettle campaign at Christmastime, held an event Thursday night to recognize the tireless work done all year by its volunteers.
Lt. Whitney Tomberlain, Maryville Corps Officer, announced the recipient of two awards. Vicki Borden won the Helping Hands Award, while Bike Elf received the Red Shield Community Impact Award. Read more
Published on February 1, 2017 – WVLT News, Brittany Tarwater
(BLOUNT COUNTY, Tenn) From bells to baskets, glitter to gears, there aren’t many things more personal, more special to a child than their bike. Read more
Published on January 18, 2017 – Ruth White, South-Knox Shopper News
(Knoxville) Christmas has come and gone, but some elves are still in Knoxville surprising students. Read more
Published on January 16, 2017 – Ken Lay, The Knoxville Focus
(Knoxville) Some area elementary and middle school students now have chances to earn bicycles thanks to anew partnership between the Wesley House and Bike Elf. Read more
Published on January 11, 2017 – Kristi L. Nelson, Knoxville News Sentinel/span>
(KNOXVILLE) On the stage of Wesley House on Tuesday afternoon sat four shiny, colorful bikes.
And in the floor below, around 80 schoolchildren sat in rapt attention, waiting to hear what they could do to earn one. Read more
Published on January 10, 2017 – WBIR News
WBIR reports from the Bike Elf Read, Write & Ride With Bike Elf challenge at Wesley House Community Center in Knoxville.
Published on January 3, 2017 – WBIR News
(MARYVILLE) Did Santa bring you a new bicycle? You can put a smile on a child’s face by donating the bike your new one replaced. Read more
Published on December 16, 2016 – Melanie Tucker, The Daily Times
(Maryville) With a name like Bike Elf, you’d assume it’s a crazy busy time of year — and you’d be right. Read more