A Sincere Thanks to our Supporters

Dear friends, By now you’ve probably heard that Give to the Max Day yesterday was a huge success for the nonprofit world here in Minnesota. Together, 53,339 people gave $16.3M to 4,381 organizations in 24 hours. We are proud to have been a small part of this big event. At the end of the day, we found ourselves on the Top 10 list of Small Nonprofits through your generous contributions! In fact, out of thousands of nonprofits with an annual budget of less than $100k, we placed 6th! Our Project Life-Cycle received $6,400 in donations. As an organization, A Better Society received $12,300...

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Give to the Max Day – Nov 15

A Better Society will be participating in Minnesota’s largest single day donation event for nonprofits. See the letter below from our Executive Director, Heather Tran. Hello friends, Almost five years ago, Khai and I started the non-profit organization, A Better Society. We are holding a fundraiser for one of our projects, Project Life-Cycle. Over the past five years, through countless volunteer hours, the donation of thousands of bikes, and the financial support of friends and local businesses, Project Life-Cycle has provided over 1000 bikes throughout the Twin Cities and all the way...

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2012 Presidential Service Awards

Congratulations to all the students who took the time to serve their community in so many different ways. We want to especially thank the kids who took part in our many projects here at A Better Society. We encourage you to reach out to us and find ways that you can help build a better society… Click here if the above embedded video doesn’t play. Read more at...

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Africa, Here We Come!

On November 3rd, we loaded 31 bikes to be shipped to West Africa. This was a monumental chapter in this book called Life-Cycle. You have to rewind back 18 months to the summer of 2011 to understand where this Africa project came from… At our previous warehouse, one of our bike repair volunteers asked me what our next goal would be. We had grown significantly in both the number of bikes donated to us as well as the number of bikes we distributed back out to the community. I sensed the the question was rooted in the number of bikes we fixed up and gave out. So I started to do the math in...

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