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VirginiaFIRST

Org #17507
Vetted since 2013
2007
year founded
$30,650
raised on GlobalGiving
7
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

FIRST Chesapeake uses robots as the vehicle to bring Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)-based leadership enrichment programs and competitions to youth in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. Our mission is to: - Inspire youth to become science & technology leaders by engaging them in robotics programs that build STEM skills - Promote the spirit of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship - Foster valuable life skills such as leadership, teamwork, and creative thinking - Help young people acquire the knowledge and skills needed to compete in our technology-driven global economy - Encourage students to pursue STEM-based academics and future careers. FIRST C... read more

Projects (2)

DC Metro FIRST
United States / Digital Literacy
 
Project Leaders
Leighann Boland
Leighann Boland
Samantha Ellis
Samantha Ellis
Team
Leighann Boland
Organization Information
2101 Maywill St.
Richmond, VA 23230
United States
(804) 572-8454
Organization Information
2101 Maywill St.
Richmond, VA 23230
United States
(804) 572-8454

Project Reports

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Sep 2, 2021
The 2021-2022 Season Has Begun!
The 2021-2022 season has begun, and FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) and FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) teams, composed of over 7,000 middle and high school students in hundreds of...
May 4, 2021
2020-21 Season Accomplishments
The 2020-21 season was a year like no other, but thanks to our corporate and community partners, FIRST Chesapeake was able to bring high quality STEM education leadership programs to 7,000+ middle and...
Jan 4, 2021
FIRST Chesapeake End of 2020 Update
FIRST Chesapeake has had a year like no other and we're proud to share an update on activities for the second half of 2020. Hybrid competitions for both FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics...
 
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