Sunday, 25 July 2010

Bike Pirates request help for Bike! Bike! 2010...

Bike Pirates recently sent out this detailed request regarding the upcoming Bike! Bike! 2010 conference in Toronto:

"Bike!Bike! is coming up in a few weeks, and it will only be a success with the help of people like you! We needs lots of hands and supplies to make this conference as fun and fulfilling as it has been in the past. In terms of helping there are 4 main ways folks can contribute:

*Volunteering your time before or during the conference
* making a monetary or in-kind donation (we need things like food, art and cleaning supplies, and event prizes)
* Offering billets
* Offering Loaner bikes

If you would like to help out you can sign up to volunteer through the Bike!Bike! website at Or by contacting

Also, anyone involved with a community bicycle project should know that they are *more than welcome* to register to attend! Check out the list of Confirmed workshops on the website. There is a handy registration for there as well, so we can keep track of who is attending and their various needs.

Here is a list of basic things that we will need, that folks could donate. Spending $10 could totally help us out! Donations can be dropped off at Bike Pirates (1292 Bloor St. W) or the Bike Joint (290 Harbord St.) during operating hours.

Resources needed:
Cleaning etc.
toilet paper
paper towel
handsoap refills
dish soap
small sponges
all-purpose cleaner

renewable (to pirates):
hand towels
tea towels
dish clothes
any spare plates, bowls and cutlery people may have!!

Stationary etc.
large and small sharpies
loose leaf paper
packing tape
scotch tape
bristol board for road signs
name tag stickers

Thanks a lot! hope you can send this along to some other folks who might be interested."

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