Giving to FIRST is an investment 
in our future innovators and leaders.

Your support makes the following possible: 

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Over 2.5 million youth reached globally in 30+ years

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Millions of hours of mentoring delivered

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17,000 U.S. public schools supported

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FIRST taught me how to solve problems that don’t have neat answers

By taking on job roles within their teams, FIRST students learn and use skills such as leadership, critical thinking, problem solving and innovation – skills highly in-demand by today’s biggest industries. FIRST alum and donor Ajay Penmatcha knows that well as a software engineer at Blue River Technology, a subsidiary of FIRST Strategic Partner John Deere. Read more about Ajay.

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3 Reasons to Become a Monthly Donor

  1. Monthly donors have a bigger impact. You help us reach more young people by providing FIRST with long-term sustainability.
  2. Being a monthly donor is a convenient way to show your support all year long (and avoid the email asks from us to donate).
  3. Monthly donors get special thanks. You get access to exclusive updates, swag, and opportunities at FIRST events.
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