December 4, 2014. San Diego, CA.
Two hundred local school children gathered at the Ray and Joan Kroc Center in San Diego to received new bicycles, purchased and built by inmates at the Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility. As participants gathered and registered inmates made last minute adjustments to the bikes just prior to the start of the holiday event.
The children also received helmets, bike locks and other goodies. Padres players and the Friar mascot were also on hand. A bike rodeo, organized by city of La Mesa and la Mesa Police Department to follow the event in a parking lot behind the Joan B. Kroc Theatre.