Queens on Bikes Ride 8.1.15

This was a day with free bicycle rentals for African American Women to show them that they are appreciated.

Shawn Walton

@digigoodtimes Episode: 29

Rent A Bicycle for Wecycle Atlanta RIDES!!!

From #DoTheBikeThing to Atlanta Beltline Tours Rent Bikes with Wecycle Atlanta!

SUPPORT IN STYLE!

Do The Bike Thing Gear is HERE! Get your's today!

Sunday, May 15, 2016

#YouthOnWHEELS: LadyBug Lemonade. Young Ladies Taking The Lead!

Today was a great day for WeCycle Atlanta's #YouthOnWHEELS all thanks to great community support! Today we aided our youth EARN a total of $266 toward their spring and summer field lessons and lightly launched two social entrepreneur endeavors that address youth engagement, employment, and entrepreneurship. Today we introduced to the world...
#LadyBugLemonade 
A fruit based lemonade stand that engages and provides enrichment activity stipends for young girls. 
Principle Highlights: Work-Ethics x Econmics.
We want to give a Shaboyaa Roll Call Shout-Out!
Thank you to Yasha, Jamilla, Andrea Jordan Jamie Kaufman Jacqui Pinkney for all of your aid! We were a great team!
SUPER SHOUTOUT TO OUR YOUTH!
They were working so hard! They were tired at the end of their fundraiser, and some fell asleep at the shop! lol. This portion of the fundraiser will fund the youngest cohort member's KIPP STRIVE Primary School trip to Calloway Gardens! Next week we will be working to send two other members to Walt Disney World!!
Come out to support! We will be set up during the Malcolm X Festival 2016 Atlanta in the Malcolm X Youth Empowerment Shop (b.k.a. Wecycle Atlanta). May 21st and 22nd.
To donate on-line to aid the youth reach their #YouthOnWHEELS cohort goal of $700 Click Below:
http://www.wecycleatlanta.org/p/join-us.html

RSVP for the next #LadyBugLemonade Stand May 21st - 22nd: https://www.facebook.com/events/892210330901740/

Now... enjoy some pictures :-) 










Thursday, December 31, 2015

Wecycle Atlanta on CNN! Check us out!

Check out Wecycle Atlanta on CNN! #WeDoThis! #DoTheBikeThing! 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

AJC READ: Wecycle Atlanta Introduces "Roll Models" To West End Kids (Video)

http://www.myajc.com/photo/business/millennials-make-money-for-a-cause-not-profit/pCpRgz/

The Atlanta Do-Gooders Dinner 2015: A Wecycle Atlanta Fundraising Joint!

The Atlanta Do-Gooders Dinner from Wecycle Atlanta Inc.WeCycle Atlanta Inc. Proudly Presents: 
The Atlanta Do-Gooder Dinner 
at Negril Village
Tuesday Dec 15, 7-10pm

Occasion: This is a celebration of unsung heros, the examples, the volunteers, the Do-Gooders of Atlanta who make the city's future bright. Bring the person you appreciate and #GrubForGood in a night filled with art, drinks, and good feelings. The Atlanta Do-Gooders Dinner is also a call to action to DO MORE GOOD and Wecycle Atlanta Inc.'s year end fundraiser. This year Wecycle Atlanta will reveal it's Multi-Million Dollar Capital Campaign to renovate a SW Atlanta building into a thriving food, business, and innovation hub in one of Atlanta’s most historic communities. This is a collaboration of 7 community organizations coming together for one cause. To create a hub and DO MORE GOOD. This night also celebrate's Wecycle Atlanta’s founder Shawn Walton's 30th Birthday.

Hosted: Jon Goode

Awardees: 
-City Council President Ceasar Mitchell for his outstanding work in Youth College Prep 
-Candice Salim of General Assembly for her work with Women in Tech
-Kamean Daniels of High Vibration Living for is work in Health and Wellness

Shawn Walton | State of Wecycle Atlanta Inc. 
Vision: Plan A

It's been a GOOD year. Let's have dinner with The Do-Gooders!



Saturday, August 8, 2015

Digital Good Times interview with Shawn Walton

@digigoodtimes Episode: 29 is now Available on ‪#‎iTunesPodcast‬ and‪#‎Soundcloud‬ Join the squad this week as we chop it up with Community Leader/Bicycle Enthusiast / Shop Owner and Non profit organization founder of WeCycle Atlanta (@wecycleatlanta) Shawn Walton. Shawn talks to us about his 40 hrs and a bicycle program for the youth in west end Atlanta.
This SuperDuperTriple Lit mix is provided by the amazingly wonderful @mikkoh
Aired on ‪#‎TECHTUESDAYS‬ 1pm and Thursdays 11pm Live On @ablradioABLRadio.com. Available Later this Evening onDemand #iTunesPodcast #Soundcloud ‪#‎40000foryouthatl‬ ‪#‎AtlantaCyclists‬ ‪#‎WeCycleAtlanta‬‪#‎WestEndAtlanta‬ ‪#‎BikeToTheFuture‬ ‪#‎CommunityEmpowerment‬‪#‎TechPodcasts‬ ‪#‎DigitalGoodTimes‬ www.digigoodtimes.com


#DoTheBikeThing - KING APPRECIATION RIDE




~ Because African American Men need to be shown love. This ride is to show appreciation for the African American Men ~

#FreeBikeRentals #FreeFruit #FreeMassages

In the words of James Brown, "This is a man's world". Today and forever We Cycle for love. We cycle to combat the stresses of life, and on AUGUST 8th, we are uplifting the Black Man. Wecycle Atlanta staff and volunteers will be celebrating, healing, massaging, and feeding fruit to the black woman to show them that WE care. We will be doing a pop-up spa at WeCycle Atlanta with massages and yoga available. 

Bicycle Rentals are free of charge for all brother's (donations accepted), limited supply.  

To insure a comfortable climate, this event is exclusively for African Americans and people who identify as black. 

From the brother that created Wecycle Atlanta, please know that we love our brothers. We are here for you on this day and forever.


‪#‎DoTheBikeThing‬ - KING APPRECIATION RIDE Spotify Playlist!
One of our favorite past times is creating playlist for our rides in hopes to set the vibe for the ride. Well again, hears for your ears.

RSVP for #FreeBikeRental --> https://goo.gl/hiCTHS
#DoTheBikeThing 8.8.15 --> https://goo.gl/EthCRa

Queens on Bikes


Free Bike Rentals. Free Fruit. Free Massages. Bike Life.
‪#‎Shoutout‬ 
RollModel: Natalia
Scene: SpelHouse Homecoming Parade Ride







Friday, April 10, 2015

Wecycle Atlanta to aid in Spelman's Wellness Revolution 5k!

Wellness Revolution 5K Run/Walk

Wellness 5KAs part of Spelman's Wellness Revolution and Founders Day activities, the College will host a 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk Saturday, April 11, 2015, to promote personal health and fitness within the Spelman community and the Atlanta University Center. The program will feature coordinated activities for participants in addition to health and wellness information and tips. Catch Wecycle Atlanta leading the 5k!

Who*: This event is open to Spelman College and the greater Atlanta community. 

Age Requirements:  Ages 12 and up. Parent/Guardian consent is required for participants less than 18 years of age.

Course
: The 5K Run/Walk will begin and end at Spelman College. After the 5K Run/Walk, join us for our post run/walk activities.
Questions?  Contact the Spelman College Welcome & Information Center at welcomecenter@spelman.edu, or call 404-270-6501. 




*Please Note
:
1. All Run/Walk participants under the age of 18 must have a Waiver Release Form completed by their parent/guardian. Waivers will be available for signing onsite.

2. Run/Walk participants ages 18+ are required to complete the Waiver Release Form online or in person prior to the race.

3. Due to safety precautions, strollers, wheel chairs, and pets are prohibited.

Details

Schedule
7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Check-In and On site Registration
The Suites Dining Hall

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Warm-up Activities
The Suites Amphitheater

9:00 a.m. Step Off

10:00 a.m. Post Run/Walk Activities
The Suites Amphitheater

Directions to Spelman
*Please note that traffic on I-20 East and I-20 West will be delayed due to construction.
Parking
Parking is available in the Spelman College Parking Garage.  If available, park on the 2nd floor for easy access to The Suites Amphitheater.  Parking will be free for all 5K Run/Walk participants.

Dining Options on Saturday, April 11, 2015
Manley Center Dining Hall Open at 7:30 a.m.
Starbucks Open at 10:00 a.m.
Subway Open at 11:00 a.m.

Spelman College Bookstore
Open at 12:00 p.m.

5K Run/Walk Entry Fees

AFFILIATION

COST

Currently Enrolled Spelman Students
FREE with school ID (T-shirt and Registration Packet Included)
Spelman College Faculty and Staff
FREE with school ID (T-shirt and Registration Packet Included)
Currently Enrolled AUC Students
$15.00 which includes a Wellness Revolution T-Shirt and Run/Walk Registration Packet​
Community Participants
$15.00 which includes a Wellness Revolution T-Shirt and Run/Walk Registration Packet  ​

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

1st Annual #HelloSpringRide Ft. Werc Crew, Miss Maroon and White




We are proud to announce the 1st Annual Do The Bike Thing #HelloSpring Ride! 
April 4th 2015 1124 Oak St. SW Atlanta 12p.m.


Miss Maroon and White & Court (#RideWithQueens])
Peace and Love AUC (Positive Vibes)
+@Wecycleatlanta (#DoTheBikeThing)
@KemeticYogi (Yoga)
@HelloSpringRide]!!!! 


This ride and Day Party is an introduction to some of Atlanta's brightest organizations coming together to provide good vibes and bike rides! This includes a Day Party mix provided by The Werc Crew, Yoga lessons by KemeticYogi, and a Community Ride and tour of West Atlanta with Miss Maroon and White & Court, Peace and Love AUC! 

Fresh food and Swagg will be available to purchase and we will be highlighting local vendors whose dopeness you can support!!! Do The Bike Thing #HelloSpring

Your Fun Day for April 4th, 2015

#HelloSpringRide **Goals***

>100 + Bike Riders!

>100 Yoga Participants

>$1000 in Revenue to Local Vendors 

>100 People Jamming to Werc Crew Jams!

>Super Swagged Out Picture of Us Being Dope!

>100 Shares on social networks! 

Wecycle D.C.! National Bicycle Conference 2015


Wecycle Atlanta goes to D.C. for League of American Cyclist Conference National Bicycle Conference!