PASADENA (CBSLA) — Parents lined up Thursday in Pasadena to pick up bicycles and tricycles for their children.
The Salvation Army and Pasadena Rotary Club gifted more than 200 of them as part of the “Bikes For Christmas” program.READ MORE: WeHo Residents Preparing For New 'Supreme' Location
The Rotary Club of Pasadena began assembling the gifts last month.
“In the past few years, we have seen the joyful faces of these kids when they get the bike,” said Rotary Club member Isaac Young.READ MORE: Stanford Completes Season Sweep Of No. 15 USC, 64-61
One mother said she is very grateful for the early present.
“She wants a bike for Christmas but she doesn’t know,” she said. “When she sees this bike she’s going to be super excited. I can’t wait to surprise her on Christmas day.”MORE NEWS: Exclusive: 21-Year-Old Homeless Man Charged In Yet Another Metro Bus Stop Attack, Victim Speaks Out
The gifts were donated by members of the Rotary Clubs and the Huntington Hospital Foundation.