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    Fundraiser for Women Run Freegan Bike Workshop

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    NYC's own female operated Freegan Bike Workshop has a fundraiser to open its shop at a new location!

    The Freegan Bike Workshop was formed in November, 2005 and has operated out of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn for the past two years. The FBW provides refurbished bicycles and educational programs to the community, focusing on children and lower income households. The FBW has turned out 400 new bikes and repaired over 1000 bikes since its inauguration.In September, 2009 the Freegan Bike Workshop and its parent organization the 123 Community Space was evicted by a discriminatory landlord from its space in Bed-Stuy. We are currently searching for a new space in the neighborhood to continue our relationship with the kids and families in the community. Please if you can help us find space, or raise funds for a new and better workshop, your help will go a long way.

    All donations to the Freegan Bike Workshop must be transferred through our 501(c)3 fiscal sponsor, Fractured Atlas. Click the image below to donate online using a credit/debit card.
    https://www.fracturedatlas.org/donate/2930

    I.C.U. Is Havin' a Birthday Party!
    a benefit for the Freegan Bike Workshop

    Friday, February 12, 2010 at 10:00pm-4:00am

    We are thrilled to announce that, on February the 12th 2010, I.C.U., from Boogie Down Productions (and KRS-One's brother), will be celebrating his birthday at Surreal Estate NYC! I.C.U. basically lives on his bike, and wants the proceeds to go to the Freegan Bike Workshop!

    Get ready for a real star studded night! Special guests will be coming we couldn't even put on the flyer due to the crowds they would draw.

    Dance all night and feel great knowing you're helping the FBW get back on its feet again!

    **Surreal Estate NYC** is Brooklyn's largest and most diverse communal house as well as a three floor events space that has raised funds for many NYC non-profits in its founding year.

    The **Freegan Bike Workshop** is a free, all-volunteer run community bicycle shop that teaches children and adults to fix and build their own bicycles.

    Surreal Estate Is located at:
    13 and 15 Thames Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11206
    Take the L to the Morgan stop!

    For more event details, send an email to surrealestatenyc@gmail.com.

    To join the Surreal Estate NYC Facebook group, click here:
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gi...1530671&ref=ts

    For more info on Surreal Estate NYC, go to
    http://www.myspace.com/surrealestatenyc

    To send friend request to Freegan Bikes, click here:
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=511087267

    For more info on the Freegan Bike Workshop, go to: http://www.myspace.com/freeganbikeworkshop

    Come!



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    Custom Road bike ~ Mondonico Futura Legero
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