Horizons K-8 students collects bikes for Alamosa

The Daily Camera ran a story today on how Horizon's K-8 school collected bike for homeless in Alamosa. Below is a snippet of the story

A nonprofit group in Alamosa will soon have a bicycle program for their homeless and low-income clients thanks to the efforts of students at Horizons K-8 school in Boulder.

A group of middle schoolers from the charter school teamed up with Community Cycles to repair and deliver 30 bikes to the southern Colorado organization as part of their "Make a Difference" program in December. They also donated 15 computers and boxes of warm clothes to the nonprofit, called "La Puente," which means "bridge" in Spanish.

"The kids were really doing most of it," teacher Janice Cooper said. "They were e-mailing La Puente, they were baking things and making posters for the bake sale to raise money for the truck rental ... and several of them

Read more: Horizons K-8 students brings bikes to Alamosa - Boulder Daily Camera http://www.dailycamera.com/boulder-county-schools/ci_14397689#ixzz0fYYMY6l3

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