Mel's Bike

52649510_1605642719373982_r.jpegHi friends, 

I'm trying to raise money for a new bike. My bike was recently stolen when coming back home from a Halloween makeup job in the city. I'm a struggling makeup artist and essential worker. I had finally gotten an opportunity to go out and do what I love again and had ridden it to the train. When I came back, it was gone. The robber even took the lock. 

I didn't realize just how much I loved that thing until it was gone and I was stood there crying where I'd left it. This was my first ever bike and first ever large purchase. That bike had gone everywhere w me - Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan - everywhere! My wheels were truly my main method of transportation, no matter how far. And when covid first hit, they were my only source of exercise and peace to get out of the house.

I rode to work every day on my bike. I just wish I was able to ride again.

The bike itself was worth well over 900$. I plan to replace the bike exactly as it was. Any contributions would be GREATLY appreciated!!


  • Veronica Salas 
    • $20 
    • 15 d


Melissa Plasencia 
Brooklyn, NY

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