Dallas Mavericks guard J.J. Barea plays a game where assisting others is part of his job.
He’s doing the same thing off the court in a big way in his native Puerto Rico.
Ofo, the world’s leading station-free bike-sharing company, and the J.J. Barea Foundation, which offers economic assistance to non-profit entities in Puerto Rico, announced a partnership in support of Hurricane Maria recovery efforts on the island.
As part of this collaboration, ofo donated 600 bikes to be distributed throughout Puerto Rico, where public transportation is still severely limited and city infrastructures remain substantially damaged.
The 600 ofo bikes were recently shipped to Puerto Rico, where the foundation received, stored, and assembled the bikes with guidance and training from ofo.
The ofo bikes will be distributed among the Boys and Girls Club of Puerto Rico and communities along Martín Peña Channel. Ofo is the world's original and largest station-free bicycle-sharing platform.
The mission of the JJ Barea Foundation is to provide support, collaboration and economic assistance to non-profit entities in Puerto Rico that dedicate their efforts to improve the education and sports skills of our children and youth.