Monthly Archives: December 2011

Alumni team up to send restored bikes to Caribbean

Alumni team up to send restored bikes to Caribbean

Alumni team up to send restored bikes to Caribbean

Children in St. Kitts and Nevis will benefit from a zeal for wheels that is shared by two Colgate alumni from different generations. Thanks to a collaboration between Chuck Fox ’70 and Kathryn Bertine ’97, 75 gently used bicycles will be shipped to the small Caribbean islands, where they then will be distributed to elementary and middle schoolers.

Fox’s Community Bikes program already provides approximately 300 newly restored bicycles per year to people in Madison County who otherwise couldn’t afford one. He’s always wanted to expand the initiative, and with the help of Bertine, it’s gone global.

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