Figgers Foundations donates $50K to Together We Rise to provide bicycles for youth
The Figgers Foundation has committed a gift of $50,000 to Together We Rise, to provide bicycles to youth in foster care.
As part of The Figgers’ Foundation “Bike Dreams” campaign which launched this holiday season, 500 bicycles will be donated to foster and adopted youth throughout the U.S. To date, 200 bicycles have been distributed with another 300 set for distribution through January 2021.
“We have the unique ability to change a foster child’s trajectory in life with simple acts of kindness and support,” said Freddie Figgers, Founder and Chairman of the Board of The Figgers Foundation and Chief Software Architect of Figgers Communications, Inc. “As a foster child myself abandoned as an infant by my biological mother, I was lucky to be adopted by my foster family at a very young age. That’s why our Bike Dreams campaign is so personal to me.”
“Bike Dreams” is part of The Figgers Foundation mission to support communities and the lives of children. This year, The Figgers Foundation has supported a variety of youth-oriented initiatives including free broadband access for students during the pandemic and supporting STEM education programs.
The Figgers Foundation brings people, resources and organizations together to tackle important challenges in Florida and across the United States. Visit The Figgers Foundation for more information and ways to support its mission.