The importance of giving thanks, proof that FIRST works, and how you can support FIRST this Giving Tuesday
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The Power of Gratitude

The holiday season is a reminder to reflect on the things for which we are truly grateful. FIRST® is thankful for the dedication and passion of the hundreds of thousands of volunteers, sponsors, donors, coaches, mentors, participants, parents, and alumni who form the FIRST community. The latest Inspire Blog post explores the importance of investing in a culture of gratitude.

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See the Impact of FIRST

Internal and external studies provide tangible evidence of the impact of FIRST programs on students. Among students in FIRST, 98% report gains in their problem-solving skills. See this result and more on the new FIRST impact infographic poster available for download. 

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Remember FIRST this Giving Tuesday

FIRST inspires kids who dream big. As a 501(c)(3) public charity, we rely on the generosity of individual donors. This holiday season, there are many ways you can support FIRST

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OUR VISION: “ transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.”
— Dean Kamen, Founder