Welcome Wheels: bikes for refugees in Norwich

by Welcome Wheels Project Team in Norwich, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 11th April 2018 we successfully raised £11,730 with 84 supporters in 56 days

Welcome Wheels is raising money to provide bikes for asylum seekers and refugees in Norwich

by Welcome Wheels Project Team in Norwich, England, United Kingdom

Extra funding
Norwich logo

Norwich has provided £3,825 of funding

Norwich City Council supports organisations offering projects that enrich the City and engage local communities.We're proud to support projects that help the people who live here.

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Santander Changemaker has provided £4,250 of funding

Santander Changemaker helps community groups, social enterprises, start-ups and small charities to tackle social problems in communities across the UK. It’s about ideas that will make a real difference and help disadvantaged people in local communities.Together we can create social change through the power of ideas. 

The Crowd

raboughton pledged £100

5th April 2018 18:01

raboughton has also backed 1 other project

Bruce and Barbs pledged £10

29th March 2018 00:57

Bruce and Barbs has also backed 1 other project

Anonymous pledged £20

21st March 2018 14:00

Anonymous pledged £200

20th March 2018 11:49

Anonymous pledged £30

16th March 2018 19:50

Anonymous pledged £50

15th March 2018 14:40

Santander pledged £4,250

15th March 2018 09:53

Santander has also backed 68 other projects

anon pledged £20

14th March 2018 19:43

anon has also backed 3 other projects

Chrissy Chalmers pledged £20

12th March 2018 12:03

Chrissy Chalmers has also backed 2 other projects

Norwich City Council pledged £3,825

12th March 2018 10:02

Norwich City Council has also backed 2 other projects

Tom Brett pledged £20

11th March 2018 10:26

hollyp pledged £20

7th March 2018 22:20

hollyp has also backed 1 other project


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

A bicycle lock

A strong shackle lock - also known as a 'D' lock - for a refugee or asylum seeker

£20 or more

Helmet and set of lights

A bike helmet and a set of battery lights - for a refugee or asylum seeker

£25 or more

One cycle training session

A cycle training session for one refugee or asylum seeker, including skills for riding on the road and basic understanding of the Highway Code for cyclists

£30 or more

A bike lock, helmet and set of lights

Package of essential accessories - for a refugee or asylum seeker

£50 or more

Half a bicycle!

Half the cost of a fully refurbished bike - to matched by someone else donating the other half- for a refugee or asylum seeker.

£75 or more

A bike maintenance session for three people

A bike maintenance class for three refugees or asylum seekers, teaching them the basics to keep their bikes safe and road-worthy

£100 or more

One recycled bike

One secondhand bike that has been fully repaired and refurbished with new parts, including mudguards and good quality tyres - for a refugee or asylum seeker.

£150 or more

The full PACKAGE

A bicycle, helmet, lock, set of lights and cycle training session. Everything an individual refugee or asylum seeker needs to get mobile.

£200 or more

Two bicycles

What's better than a bike? Two bikes! We have lots of refugees and asylum seekers waiting for bicycles so if you can fund two bikes, that's twice as nice!

£500 or more


Four bicycles in a mix of adult and child or teenager sizes, helmets, locks and lights, and a group cycle session

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