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VirginiaFIRST

Org #17507
Vetted since 2013
2007
year founded
$29,215
raised on GlobalGiving
6
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 / Technology
 
Project Leaders
Leighann Boland
Leighann Boland
Samantha Ellis
Samantha Ellis
Katarina Spears
Katarina Spears
Team
Leighann Boland
Organization Information
8161 Mechanicsville Tpk, Suite I
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
United States
(804) 572-8454

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #1603646084
Organization Information
8161 Mechanicsville Tpk, Suite I
Mechanicsville, VA 23111
United States
(804) 572-8454

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #1603646084

Project Reports

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May 7, 2020
Project Update
In January, the 2020 FRC season started out with a lot of excitement surrounding the FIRST Rise Challenge Powered by Star Wars: Force for Change. Shortly after the start of the 2020 FRC season, FIRST...
Jan 14, 2020
Project Update STEM Leadership Programs Jan '20
"I love teaching the advancements of today’s technology and watching the students grasp and run with the knowledge." ~DeAndre', Team 1610 mentor Thank you for being a part of...
Oct 17, 2019
Project Update for STEM Leadership Programs Oct'19
“I BELIEVE that these kids are our best hope for a better future.”- a FIRST volunteer Thank you for being a part of our FIRST community! Like the volunteer quoted above, it’s your...
 
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