HAMPTON ROADS Va. - One organization has donated nearly 200 bikes to children in the Hampton Roads area.
CMA CGM America held a Bikes for Tykes Rodeo and donated 185 bikes to children in Norfolk, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, in coordination with the Salvation Army of Hampton Roads.
The event started at 8:15 a.m., Saturday. Members of the CMA CGM Cycling Team will escorted a container filled with bicycles on Lake Wright Drive three miles to The Kroc Center, with the Norfolk Police Department.
Families began to pick up their bikes, as well as helmets donated by Trek Bicycles of Williamsburg, at the Kroc Center beginning at 9 a.m.
The bicycles were donated by employees. The CMA CGM Group also provided a matching contribution of 75 bicycles.