ORTOP opens doors to the worlds of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) for Oregon’s youth by providing educational opportunities featuring robotics, with special emphasis on maximizing the diversity of those participating. ORTOP is the Oregon partner for FIRST.
Bottom Line for Portland
ORTOP reaches more than 6,000 students in grades K-12 with four FIRST programs. Youth who participate are more likely to pursue STEM degrees and careers. Your contribution helps ORTOP make these programs available to more youth, especially those from underserved, underrepresented and vulnerable communities.
Intel Grand Prize: All donors $25 or more are entered to win a HP 15 Laptop - Intel Core i7.
$100+ donors will receive a VIP tickets/meal package for two to attend one of our State Championship events.
Follow us on Twitter or one of our Facebook pages to earn special incentives on Big Give Days, announced each Monday during the campaign.
“The FIRST programs I participated in taught me the skills I use in my job today. It was instrumental in developing my interest in STEM coursework in college and why I give back to ORTOP now, and encourage others to do so, too!” —Angeles Godinez-Valencia, Centro Cultural