9-year-old girl donates 130 bikes to charity

9-year-old girl donates 130 bikes to Bikes for Tikes campaign

GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich. — A little girl in Michigan is spreading a message of kindness to others this holiday season.

Piper Shumar, 9, collected cans to help buy bikes for kids who otherwise can't afford to have one, WPBN reported.

Last year she donated two bikes. This year she set a goal of donating 10 bikes to the Bikes for Tikes campaign.

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But she blew that out of the water.

She collected 50,000 cans, enough to pay for 130 bikes, all donated to Bikes for Tikes, WPBN reported.

This girl started with two bikes in 2018, she told us she had a goal of 10 for 2019.....well the final count is...

Posted by Pipers Project This Girl Can on Friday, November 29, 2019

On Saturday, volunteers, including Piper, spent time assembling Piper's 130 bikes, plus an additional 110 bikes to be given to kids in northern Michigan, WPBN reported.

Next year, according to Pipers Project Facebook page, she plans on collecting enough to get 200 bikes.

WOW...what an AMAZING day! We can’t thank the community enough for all the support at the Bikes for Tikes assembling...

Posted by Pipers Project This Girl Can on Saturday, November 30, 2019