Bike to Feed Families

In celebration of National Hunger Action Month in September, 91.3 WYEP is partnering with Bike to Feed FamiliesCarnegie Science Center and Dollar Bank to collect food donations for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank as part of a Bike to Feed Families event.

Beginning Monday, September 9 and running through Friday, October 4, Carnegie Science Center will accept non-perishable food donations in their lobby area. Donations can be dropped off anytime during regular business hours between September 9 – October 4.

On Saturday, September 28th, Carnegie Science Center will offer a $2 off general admission discount to each person bringing a food donation the Carnegie Science Center on that day.

Suggested donations:
     High fiber cereal
     Canned Beans
     Canned Tuna & Salmon in Water
     Canned Vegetables
     Toilet Tissue
       No glass, please!  

On Saturday, October 5 at 10am, as part of Carnegie Science’s Center’s BIKES: Science on Two Wheels exhibit, community volunteers will bike all donations received at Carnegie Science Center 12.5 miles to the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank’s Duquesne location.

All volunteer riders will receive a free admission voucher from the Carnegie Science Center as a thank you for your good deed. Riders must be present on Saturday, October 5th to qualify.

Ride Instructions:

Bring your panniers or attach your racks or trailers - volunteer bikers will load-up with items collected at the Science Center and will travel approximately 12.5 miles (mostly on trail, in a leisurely group pace good for beginners) to the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in Duquesne.

After unloading, riders will return together to the Carnegie Science Center. (for a total round trip of 25 miles)