News

Stay in the Loop

From press releases to local stories to on-the-road interviews, this is your place for all things Bike & Build news from around the country.

In The News

May 18, 2018 – Tallahassee, FL

Groups build homes for those in need in Tallahassee

“It really hits home for me, everyone needs a home and I think that’s a number one priority to move forward in life,” said Matt Gleason, Leader of Bike and Build.

May 17, 2018 – La Crosse, WI

UWL Grad, Juzwik, treks across country for Bike and Build

Juzwik shared, “Without a stable, affordable place to live families are forced to give up other necessities. By providing a home, all other things come easier. Families can afford to put food on the table, get health insurance, and so may other basic needs.”

May 14, 2018 – Transylvania, NC

Nora Jane Montgomery Riding 3,000 Miles To Raise Awareness For Affordable Housing

“This crisis is evolving and shape shifting,” she said. “We need to understand how to ameliorate it and understand who it impacts. There’s always more to learn about it…”

May 14, 2018 – Storrs, CT

Woman to bike cross country for affordable housing

In the simplest terms, Albert wants people to feel loved, just as she does. She’s aware of the privileges that have allowed her to thrive and wants to use them to help others.

Albert believes strongly in the importance of a home — not just a building with four walls and a ceiling — but a place where one can be comfortable, feel loved, and know that they belong.

May 2, 2018 – Philadelphia, PA

Meet the graduating senior biking across the U.S. this summer to promote affordable housing

“Right now, affordable housing is a huge issue in the Bay Area,” she said. “People are really getting priced out and can’t afford to live in homes they’ve lived in for years.”

April 23, 2018 – Saratoga Springs, NY

Spa City native to bike across U.S., building homes along the way

“I believe this kind of work to be boundless, the kind of work you go after because it truly means something,” Cumming said. “I’m so excited.”

Aug. 25, 2017 – Astoria, OR

Bike & Build Project Lands in Cannon Beach

It’s one thing to say you biked across the country, another thing to say you helped build affordable housing, but it’s pretty cool to be able to say you did both in one summer…

Aug. 24, 2017 – Sandpoint, ID

Riders Return To Blue Haven

“It’s fun to meet the different personalities and hear their stories. These guys are go-getters,” said Tamie Martinsen, program manager for Blue Haven…

Aug. 04, 2017 – Sebastian, FL

Sebastian, FL Native Cycles Across the Country Building Affordable Homes

“Every day was the hardest day but also the best day” – Southern US rider Casey Gilliams reflecting on her summer pedaling for affordable housing…

Aug. 01, 2017 – Moorhead, MN

Bike & Build Partners with Fargo-Moorhead Rebuilding Together to Give Back to Moorhead Veteran

Bike & Build partnered for a second time with Fargo-Moorhead’s Rebuilding Together, which offers repairs and renovations free of charge…

Jul. 21, 2017 – La Crosse, WI

Bike & Build’s Northern US Team Helps Out Habitat for Humanity La Crosse Area

“I love getting exposed to this kind of volunteering and having fun doing it. This kind of work sends a ripple effect into the world” – NUS’17 rider…

Jul. 12, 2017 – South Bend, IN

Bike & Build NUS’17: Helping Area Communities Build Affordable Housing

In South Bend, NUS is helping a local church start work on a home they hope to turn into a half-way house for those leaving prison…

June 12, 2017

Central US Riders Pedal the Nation to Support Affordable Housing

They woke up Sunday morning in Columbus, Indiana. But Sunday night, they put down their kickstands and hung up their helmets in Bloomington…

Submit A Story

Have a story to share or want to contact Bike & Build for an interview?

Email Us Your Story