Who we Are
VeloHealth, Inc is a nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) based in Portland, Oregon promoting health, wellness and exercise to youth in the Northwest. Our mission is to create programs that encourage youth to be active and raise awareness of the need to prevent childhood obesity. In addition to health and wellness, our programs promote community, teamwork, and mutual respect for one another designed to foster a lasting impact. VeloHealth is a partner of Indiana based Nine13, Inc.
What’s the value of Kids Riding Bikes? Why should it be important to a people other than us? One key feature of the program is accessibility. The ability of our program to impact a wide range of abilities. No special equipment needed. No special clothing needed. No previous experience required.…
Kids Riding Bikes awarded grant from the Nike Employee Grant Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation
October 1, 2015 The Kids Riding Bikes program has received an award from the Nike Employee Grant Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation. The award is to “utilize technology and bicycles to create an interactive, computerized health and fitness program that works within existing youth institutions. The Nike Employee Grant…
Update August 21, 2015 – Starting and Stability The past few months have been chaotic. The month of May was a stellar time for the Kids Riding Bikes Program. We launched four-week program in two area schools, VeloHealth received confirmation of the 501c3 status, and KGW’s Cassidy Quinn did a…
Kids Riding Bikes at Vernon Featured on KGW
Portland, Oregon – On Monday, May 18th, KGW’s Cassidy Quinn visiting Vernon Elementary for a live feature talking about the start of Kids Riding Bikes in Portland.