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Bike Giveaway at Esperanza Center

‘Jack the Bike Man’ legacy carries on in holiday bike giveaway in Palm Beach County

Hundreds of Palm Beach County kids to receive bikes for Christmas By: Terra Sullivan Posted at 1:38 PM, Dec 22, 2023 and last updated 5:35 PM, Dec 22, 2023 WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — When Samuel H. “Jack” Hairston III, known as “Jack the Bike Man” passed away earlier this year at the age of 81, the nonprofit inspired by his life of two-wheeled charity promised to carry on his legacy. Through a holiday initiative, the Jack the Bike Man organization has dropped off hundreds of bicycles...

Picture of children and adults waiting in line with a row of bicycles waiting for them

Jack The Bike Man keeps late founder’s spirit alive by taking bicycle giveaways on the road

Written by: Maya WashburnPalm Beach Post JUPITER — Children’s eyes lit up as they gazed at the lines of gleaming bicycles in the parking lot. They gasped and squeezed their parents’ hands when they found out that one of them would soon be theirs. Many of them had never owned a bicycle before. In all, Jack The Bike Man gave away 110 bikes and 10 scooters, along with 110 helmets, at the El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center in Jupiter on Wednesday, Dec....