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FRC Riptide 4118 welcomes and greatly appreciates all forms of support – financial or otherwise, for our team.
Options for Support:
- Donate to us with a Credit/Debit card through the University of Florida Foundation with appeal code GKDUN
Checks payable to “The University of Florida”, with a memo for “P.K Yonge Robotics Team”. Drop the check off or mail a check to C/O P.K. Yonge Robotics Team/ Address: P.K. Yonge DRS -1080 SW 11th Street – Gainesville, FL 32601
Donate an item from our Wish List:
- Food: Store Credit, Gift Cards, or delivered food to feed our students and volunteer adult mentors during late meetings (especially during build season).
- Hardware for the Bot: 80/20 metal extrusions, brackets, t-nuts, etc
Become a Team Mentor! Help us with your technical, financial, marketing, spirit, or management know-how!
Easy advertising for an individual, a family, a company, a cause or organization. We will place your desired company or individual sponsorship information on our team’s robot, our team’s t-shirts, and on our website. Our team and robot attends competitions at the local, regional, and occasionally national competitions.
Publicly recognition of your company’s contributions through our team’s social media accounts, which reach other teams worldwide.
Support Our Team’s Mission
Provide high school students with hands-on experiences with advanced engineering and computer science skills, thus spurring their interest & building their expertise in the fastest growing (STEM) careers in America.
Foster students’ responsibility and teamwork abilities as they solve an annual robotics challenge in a narrow six-week time slot.
Expose students to organizational management, fundraising, and marketing techniques.
Introduce younger students and the rest of the community to the joy and excitement of robotics by hosting and attending community events and gatherings.