What we're all about

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The mission of the NUTRONs FIRST Robotics Team is to provide exciting hands on STEM experiences for students in the Greater Boston Area.

Because we are an inner city team, fundraising is very difficult. We work year round to secure grant funding, but because of the large size of our team, it is often hard to raise all of the funds needed for an entire season.

To successfully run all of our programs costs our team and students nearly $90,000 each year.

Much of this funding comes from sponsorship and grants, but those funds still come short of our needs. Our students and volunteers have to cover their own travel costs and we aim to continue expanding our programs every year. Every bit helps, and will greatly impact our team!

---About our Team---In 1997 the NUTRONs started with small team of 10 students from the Boston Latin School, and only 5 mentors from Northeastern and Textron Systems. Now our team is comprised of over 80 students from 7 high schools, 26 mentors from multiple Universities and STEM companies in the Greater Boston Area. Over 1,000 students have participated on the NUTRONs since 1997, and we  now have robotics programs for elementary and middle school students in our communities.

In May of 2018, a new challenge emerged to find a new and better home after losing our work space at Northeastern that we had worked out of for 21 years. Through persistent networking and planning, 125 established Greater Boston 4H Robotics as the first step to sustainability. Our partnership with Revere Public Schools lead to our new home, and in just two months, half of a locker room was transformed into a machine shop. We cannot wait to grow our programs to provide more youth in our communities with STEM and mentoring opportunities!

Check out our 2019 Chairman's Award video to learn more about what our team does beyond building wicked awesome robots: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1GzaDysiGqUn6S5316sT8yzBdSpRz0Yqp/view

Learn more about our team by checking out the links below:

www.nutrons.com | www.facebook.com/nutrons




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$5,260 Raised since April 11, 2016

Suggested Giving Levels

$25

Helps keep our team going

$60

Buys needed supplies

$250

Greatly impacts every member

Our team video

What we're up to

  • Pamela Gomez donated "You are changing our world for the better. Go NUTRONS!" - via Christian Gomez
  • Andrew Grady donated "Good luck to the Nutrons! Make us all proud! -Andy"
  • Marika Lomba donated
  • Linda5523180924954933 Miranda donated
  • Nick Brennan donated "*This donation should in no way go towards helping or otherwise improving the life of Walshie. LET'S GO!"
  • Natasha Seaman donated
  • Nancy Fitzgerald donated "We watched you in amazement Saturday. Congrats and Good Luck!"
  • Margaret Minor Wood donated "Good luck Nutrons! BLS is rooting for you!"
  • lucy giorgio-pirkey donated "congrats guys! You are the best!" - via Ivan Garcia
  • the Lin Family donated "Go NUTRONS !"
  • Darlene and Joe McGuire donated "What a fantastic group of people! Awesome robot too! Great work and much success in Detroit!!"
  • karen clements/ Nicholas Clements donated "Congrats to NUTRONS "
  • Stephen Drury donated - via Dominique Gonyer
  • Jeffrey McGuire donated
  • Sally Pernat donated
  • Noureddine sahrour donated
  • Xiaojun Peng(Ethan Han's) donated
  • Julia McDowell donated
  • Wendy Atiyeh donated
  • Deborah Watts donated "Amazing WIN at the World!!! Take the next WIN. You got this."
  • Jennifer Mulcare-Sullivan donated
  • Ellen Calmas donated
  • Timothy Baird donated "Great work this season! Keep up the good job! - Liam Baird" - via Krisitne Atiyeh
  • Alisa Mazur donated
  • Dominique Gonyer donated
  • Judith Poe donated
  • Nancye Mims donated "Good luck Nutrons!"
  • The Ostrom Family donated "Sending out some 1678 love. Go Nutrons!"
  • Dianne Kelly donated "Go Nutrons!!"
  • Wendy Atiyeh donated "Good luck Nutrons! Wendy & Bob Atiyeh"

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