TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Each year, Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla works to bring unique and diverse groups into the festivities.
This year, a new organization joins the Parade of Pirates. On Bikes is a 501(c)3 with a mission of donating new bicycles to at risk children. Jeff Lenderman is on the board of On Bikes and joined after a charity bike ride.
“I thought to myself, ‘this is an unbelievable movement.’ This whole thing where there is a philosophy of giving, not taking, being part of the community and giving bikes that our at risk youth and kids that are in foster care,” said Lenderman.