"Sometimes when they go home, kids aren't able to hang on to them very long because they're moving around from one week to the next," says Hassell. "They move into a shelter, where they don't have space to store it, the bike disappears, or given to a friend, something like that."
Eleven-year-old Joshua Land understands the idea behind keeping the bikes at school.
"I had a bike when I lived in Oak Park," he says. "But someone rode up, hopped the gate and they stole my wheels off of it."
"I would love to have once a week where we could take the kids out on bikes for their P.E. class and be able to use the rodeo as it happens to enforce the safety things."
"That would be awesome because if some people don't know how to ride a bike, they could be teached how to ride a bike," she says.
The donations are part of a Sacramento Police program to teach bicycle safety. The program is funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety.
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