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Can’d Aid and The Yasso Game On! Foundation Partner for Second Annual National Give Back Tour

Can’d Aid and Yasso team up to donate another 1,200 bikes to kids in 2024


Longmont, Colo.,  March 13, 2023 — National nonprofit Can’d Aid and frozen greek yogurt brand Yasso announce their plans to partner for their second year of nationwide giving. Sponsored by Yasso, Can’d Aid will rally volunteers in 12 cities across the U.S. to donate 1,200 bikes and helmets to children in underserved communities throughout 2024. There’s no sweeter treat than giving back to the community, and the two purpose-driven organizations will once again work together to inspire communities to do good. 


In 2023, Can’d Aid and Yasso’s internal non-profit, The Yasso Game On! Foundation, worked together to provide 1,200 bikes to underserved kids in 12 communities across the country and are looking forward to doubling their impact through this year’s partnership. Local volunteers in 12 communities across the U.S. are empowered to participate in bike building events, where they are tasked with assembling Can’d Aid’s signature cherry red bikes. The bikes are then donated to the entire first grade at Title I elementary schools across the country.


Each time a bike is donated, kids are treated to a demonstration by professional cyclists like REEB Cycles rider Jeff Lenosky, a world class freeride and trials mountain bike rider and longtime Can’d Aid ambassador. Lenosky stokes kids’ enthusiasm for bike-riding with a safety demo, pro bike tricks and a glimpse into what’s possible on wheels.

“Can’d Aid and Yasso share a mission to contribute to healthy kids and healthy communities,” said Can’d Aid Executive Director Diana Hicks. “Through like-minded partnerships with purpose-driven corporations like Yasso that focus on philanthropy, we’re able to help kids get outside, active and forming positive habits that last throughout their lives.”


Yasso and Can’d Aid will host bike builds across the U.S. this year in the following cities:

  • March 25 - Charlotte, NC

  • March 27- West Palm Beach, FL

  • April 23- Grand Rapids, MI

  • April 25- Cincinnati, OH

  • May 21- Austin, TX

  • May 28- Bentonville, AK

  • June 13- Englewood Cliffs, NJ

  • June 20- Rochester, NY

  • September 19- Minneapolis, MN

  • September 26- Carlisle, PA

  • October 10- Waterbury, CT

  • October 17- Quincy, MA

Bikes and frozen treats have long been a kid-favorite combination. Yasso, known for exceptional Greek frozen yogurt made with quality ingredients, is a purpose-driven company that gives back through their Game On! Foundation. The brand, which appears on the Inc. 5000 2023 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America list, believes in advocating for health and wellness and providing communities with the tools and resources they need to get moving and stay active.

Learn more about Can’d Aid and Yasso events and how to get involved at candaid.org.


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About Can’d Aid

Can’d Aid is a nationally recognized nonprofit that rallies volunteers from all walks of life to build thriving communities. Through their unique integrated approach, they increase access and opportunities for underserved youth to experience music, arts and the outdoors; and protect and restore the environment. Since its inception in 2013, more than 3.2 million cans of water have been distributed, over 18,000 skateboards and bikes have been built for underprivileged youth, more than 3,700 instruments have been donated and the equivalent of 73 million aluminum cans have been recycled. To donate, volunteer or learn more, please visit candaid.org.


About Yasso

Kindergarten friends turned entrepreneurs, founders Drew Harrington and Amanda Klane set out on a mission to create snacks that deliver on everyday indulgence with great taste, quality ingredients and superb nutritionals. Since hitting store shelves in 2011 as the first to market frozen Greek yogurt, Yasso quickly became one of the fastest-growing novelty brands, disrupting the brand ranks of deeply entrenched competitors and attracting a loyal following of brand enthusiasts. Yasso currently offers 11 flavors of novelty stick Bars, four flavors of Chocolate Crunch Bars, three frozen Greek yogurt Sandwiches, three flavors of bite-size Yasso Poppables and four Yasso Mochi, all of which can be found at grocery and club stores nationwide. Yasso Inc was named one of the Best Places to Work by Inc. and Denver Business Journal in addition to garnering a spot on Inc.'s 2022 list of the 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America. Yasso is also an active, positive contributor to the community via its Game On! Foundation which inspires health and wellness for people of all ages. To find a store near you, or learn more information please visit yasso.com and follow the brand @yasso.  


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