HWPI is pleased to present two local organizations, PEAC in Ypsilanti and The Youth Connection in Detroit, each with a donation of six new bikes and helmets in recognition of their contribution to the community. PEAC (Programs to Education All Cyclists) works to empower individuals with disabilities through cycling, active transportation and self-advocacy education (bikeprogram.org). The Youth Connection serves to connect youth, young adults and their families to resources and opportunities that enrich their lives, with special attention to those who are underserved (theyouthconnection.org).
A special thanks to an anonymous donor and Aberdeen Bike and Outdoors for the donation of bicycles and helmets! ... See MoreSee Less
Today Gov. Rick Snyder launched a private fundraising initiative to help build Iron Belle Trail (IBT) - Michigan's 2,000 mile biking and hiking trail. Snyder announced private donations totaling $10.5 million to help build the IBT. HWPI and the Karen’s Trail Campaign was highlighted during the press conference because part of that funding will benefit the Border-to-Border Trail in Washtenaw County.