Academy Sports donates bikes to local children

Academy Sports donates bikes to local children

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Academy Sports and Outdoors donated bikes and helmets to 30 students at Middletown Elementary just in time for Christmas.

The sporting goods store chain will do this at some 140 schools, mostly in the southeast. The bike giveaways are to reward children for things including perfect attendance, academic performance or good behavior, or for those in need.

"We're getting to do it an another school next week in tow n and I get to go to a couple of other stores in the state to do it as well. It's great to see their faces." Amy Blevins-Morgan from Academy Sports and Outdoors said.

Academy has been doing the holiday bike giveaway now for 15 years.

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