MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – As they fight to get healthier, 200 sick kids got an early holiday present.
All of the children are patients at Hennepin County Medical Center’s Richfield Clinic.READ MORE: Marcus Foligno's Goal Sends Wild To 4-3 OT Win Against Blackhawks
Saturday, they got their own bicycle thanks to the Free Bikes 4 Kidz program.READ MORE: In Playoffs, Packers Fall To 49ers At Lambeau Field
“I actually started crying when they called me to help my grandsons have something for Christmas,” Christine Cousino, whose grandson received a bike, said.
Many of the bikes are donated and then fixed up by volunteers.MORE NEWS: More Than 400 Crashes & Spinouts On Minnesota Roads Amid Saturday's Snow
The clinic’s staff say along with being a great present for the children, it’s also a good way for families to be active.