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Austin nonprofit Yellow Bike Project robbed of 20 bicycles [Video]

The Yellow Bike Project said on May 5, someone broke through its building’s bay doors and stole 20 bikes worth up to $10,000.

AUSTIN, Texas — Thousands of dollars worth of bicycles were stolen from an Austin nonprofit earlier this month. 

The Yellow Bike Project takes the bikes you no longer want and fixes them up. 

“Some of them we sell to the public to provide reasonably priced transportation options, but the majority of them we fix up and we give them away,” Pete Wall, the staff manager at the Yellow Bike Project, said.

He said the nonprofit, which started in 1997, works to help fix a broken system. 

“We have a problem in the city with air pollution, and traffic, and congestion, and transportation inequity,” Wall said. “So we believe that bicycles can solve a lot of problems at once.” 

The nonprofit gave away 1,185 bikes last year alone …

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Accounting Governance: Unlocking the Power of the Nonprofit Treasurer and Finance Committee [Video]

Original Broadcast Date: June 6, 2024Summary: Tune in for an insightful webinar as we dive into the important roles of the nonprofit treasurer and finance committee. Learn how they serve as the backbone of financial stewardship for your organization. This session offers practical guidance and expert advice on the responsibilities, challenges, and best practices associated with this critical position and how to unlock their collective financial leadership power for good.For further information about the webinar or to access the slide deck and resources, click here:https://charityvillage.com/accounting-governance-unlocking-the-power-of-the-nonprofit-treasurer-and-finance-committee/