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Wheel Fun Rentals Offers Free Rentals to Chicago Nonprofit Organizations

For Immediate Release:
June 16, 2015

Chicago, IL – Wheel Fun Rentals announces it will be offering FREE rentals this summer to nonprofit organizations at three Chicago locations!  Between June 17th and August 31st, Wheel Fun Rentals will donate rental equipment, completely free of charge, to two charities every Wednesday.

Officially named “Wednesdays with Wheel Fun Rentals”, this program offers local charities their choice of recreational rental. The program accommodates two nonprofit groups each Wednesday with up to 20 participants in each group. Reservations are required, and dates book up fast. Nonprofits are encouraged to make their reservation as soon as possible by emailing

“We already offer free bike, Surrey, and specialty cycle rentals to Big Brothers Big Sisters volunteers, and donate gift certificates to local schools and charity organizations,” said Dwight Bratholt, local Franchise Owner.  “But I’d like to give back even more to the great community of Chicago.”

Fantastic open spaces and tranquility are mere minutes away from Chicago’s bustling metropolis. You’ll be delighted as you cruise effortlessly next to the inviting waters of Lake Michigan. Wheel Fun Rentals at Riverwalk makes sure there’s something for everyone, regardless of age or skill level! The possibilities for fun are almost endless. Pile six adults and two small children in a family-friendly Surrey, explore on a comfortable cruiser or rugged hybrid bike, or roam along the shore in a low-to-ground Chopper, Quad Sport, or Deuce Coupe. Regardless of what you ride, don’t miss this unique way to explore Lake Michigan’s shoreline!

The “Wednesdays with Wheel Fun Rentals” program is the perfect opportunity for nonprofits to thank their volunteers, show appreciation to donors, or use as a group and teambuilding event for staff. Of course, kids are welcome, too! Children of any age are permitted to use rental equipment with a chaperone that is at least 18 years old. Children 12 and older may use equipment without a chaperone on board. Reminder: only two nonprofits are booked each Wednesday and reservations fill up fast.  Nonprofit organizations should reserve their spot today by contacting Wheel Fun Rentals at For more information about the program, please call (773) 458-0868.



Media Contact: Dwight Bratholt: (701) 367-7704


About Wheel Fun Rentals

Founded in 1987, Wheel Fun Rentals started with four-wheel Surrey cycles, evolved into specialty bike rentals and bike tours, and now offers recreational rentals of all kinds from more than 100 outlets in 16 states.  Specializing in unique bikes and tours, Wheel Fun Rentals has been offering clean, healthy family fun and affordable outdoor entertainment to more than 2.5 million customers annually from city and state parks, resorts, and retail outlets through corporate locations and franchised territories. For more information about Wheel Fun Rentals please visit or call 805-650-7770. Follow Wheel Fun Rentals: @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Facebook, @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Instagram, and @WheelFunRentals on Twitter.