Bikes for Refugees Program

A bike can be an essential means of transportation for newly arrived refugees who have come to the United States to start a new life. The Wellness and Recreation Center Bike Shop, Office of Global Learning Initiatives, and Church World Service (CWS) Miami are currently partnering to collect bikes for newly arriving refugees who will soon call South Florida their new home. You can help by donating a new or gently used bike, or a bike in need of a few repairs to the FIU Bike Shop! 

Donations are accepted anytime the bike shop is open! 

Don't have a bike to donate, but still want to help? You can also donate clothes and other small household items to Church World Service and ask for Kenneth Fuentes. Bring items to:
1924 NW 84th Avenue 
Doral, FL 33126

 For larger items like furniture, contact Kenneth at kfuentes@cwsglobal.org or call (305) 774-6770, ext. 1188.

Social


News

May 2018 in photos: Orientation, Roary and a Wall of Wind challenge

There’s no rest for the weary. Panthers never slow down not even in the dog days of summer. Campus has […]

July 2017 in photos: SummerFest, volcano sharks and an elephant

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 The summer is flying by! We’re wrapping up July and gearing up for August and […]

May 2017 in photos: Yoga turtle, commencement, study abroad

By Joel Delgado ’12, MS ’17 May marks the beginning of summer at FIU. We celebrated with the thousands of students […]

Bike drive helps newly arrived refugee families

On October 13, 2016, Ali Al-Khattawi arrived in Miami from Iraq with his wife and three children. The refugee family […]

The best free activities on campus

Between purchasing books and supplies and paying tuition, the start of the semester can leave many students with a tight […]

Bike shop supports an increasingly popular green alternative

Tooling around FIU on two wheels just got easier. The FIU Bike Shop at MMC opened in August and has […]

Contact

The FIU Bike Shop has Moved!!!!  It's new location is on the 1st floor of the Wellness and Recreation Center.  The location is now inside the WRC Pro Shop area.  Please call the number listed below should you have any questions.  The Shop will resume normal operations starting on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  

Hours

MMC Campus

Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 1pm - 4pm
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed
(305) 348-4880

Biscayne Bay Campus

Wellness and Recreation Center at BBC
WUC160
(305) 919-5678