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Hillsborough County School Bus Drivers Donate 80+ Bikes

Hillsborough County Public Schools School BusTampa, Florida — Bus drivers and transportation employees with Hillsborough County Schools magnet schools are playing the role of Santa, delivering 80+ bikes to Metropolitan Ministries‘ Holiday Tent near downtown Tampa. Who needs Rudolph or Santa’s sleigh…when you’ve got a big yellow bus to make the special delivery?!?!

Hillsborough County Public Schools School BusThey have spent months raising money to buy the bikes that will go to children in our community who otherwise would not have access to a new bicycle. Last year, they raised enough money to purchase two bikes, but decided to up the ante this year (or shall we say, reindeer antlers) to help even more children in our community. They didn’t just buy the more than 80 bikes, but also purchased helmets and other accessories.

Way to go ladies and gentleman! We are lucky to count you among our neighbors in Tampa Bay!

Laura Byrne
Laura Byrne is an award-winning former television news journalist who spent 15+ years in newsrooms across the state of Florida including Sarasota, Tallahassee, Fort Myers and right here in Tampa Bay where she still freelances on occasion. She covered the political beat, crime beat and every day breaking news during her time in Florida newsrooms, but is now focused on sharing positive news stories and events with families in Tampa Bay. She is a proud mommy of two little boys who keep her on her toes and laughing every day. Her goal is to inspire families just like yours to get out and play and experience all that Tampa Bay and our great state of Florida have to offer! She encourages you to share your stories and upcoming events so we can spread the good news.

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