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2018 Winter #STEAMSaturdays – Programming and Robotics

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Friends of Digi-Bridge, Happy New Year! Starting on Saturday, January 20th, our #STEAMSaturdays return to Hygge Coworking in West Charlotte and Northpointe Offices in Huntersville. Back by popular demand, this winter’s series will feature LEGO WeDo 1.0 building and coding. Torie Leslie, our Chief Academic Officer says, “We built this series to provide flexibility for…

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2,068 in 2017: we will #ReachOurFuture!

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Friends, That’s right, thanks to the support of our community we served 2,068 scholars with hands-on 21st century learning in 2017! We at Digi-Bridge are grateful to look back on 2017 as a year of significant progress towards bridging the digital divide. This year, Digi-Bridge has: Grown our #STEAMSaturdays family by adding two more sites…

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You made #GivingTuesdayCLT a huge success!

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Friends, Wow! We at Digi-Bridge are blown away by the support from our community during #GivingTuesdayCLT. We raised $10,214, exceeding our goal! Here’s how that breaks down: $6714 in individual gifts Including $1915 in gifts made as a part of a three year commitment to Reach Our Future $2500 as a match committed by Tresata…

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Double your impact today: #GivingTuesdayCLT

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Friends, Great news! It’s Nov. 28, which means it’s your turn to be a part of the biggest giving day that Charlotte has ever seen! Giving Tuesday is the annual global day of giving everyone is talking about, and the Queen City is taking it by storm. Now in its fourth year, #GivingTuesdayCLT is a…

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How can you help Reach Our Future during #GivingTuesdayCLT?

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Friends, Digi-Bridge is proud to team up with 230+ other Charlotte nonprofits for the 2017 #GivingTuesdayCLT campaign. Now in its fourth year, #GivingTuesdayCLT is a day for the Charlotte community – families, businesses, students and others – to come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Digi-Bridge’s goal is to raise…

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Our First Code-In for the Whole Family!

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Friends, You asked. Digi-Bridge listened. Our team is very excited to invite each of you to our first ever Family Code-In! Together with Google Fiber, we are hosting a Code-In event for the whole family on Saturday, December 2nd, from 7-8:30 p.m., complete with music, food, a photo booth and STEAM challenges that will engage…

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Thanks for connecting with us at #TBT 3.0!

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Friends of Digi-Bridge, We had a totally tubular time last night at #TBT 3.0. A big thank you to all who joined us! We were so pleased to have spent the evening with you as we kicked off our Reach Our Future campaign. At its core, Reach Our Future is about coming together as a…

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Today’s the Day for #TBT: Connect to Disconnect!

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Dear Friends, It’s almost time to “Throwback” with Digi-Bridge today from  6-8 pm at Queen Park Social. This is our chance to “Connect to Disconnect” in an effort to raise awareness about the digital divide. It’s estimated that one third of Charlotte-Mecklenburg scholars do not have access to an internet-connected device at home. This reality…

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Connect to Disconnect at #TBT 3.0!

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Dear Friends, We at Digi-Bridge are excited to announce our third annual #TBT (Throw Back Thursday) event on Thursday, November 2nd from 6-8 p.m. with the theme of “Connect to Disconnect” in an effort to raise awareness about the digital divide. The event will take place at Queen Park Social in South End. It’s estimated…

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Syncing at #STEAMSaturdays

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Today, we’re launching #STEAMSaturdays across Charlotte. While I’m “in it,” I wanted to share a quick note with you. This morning, I’m sitting at Briarwood School, powered by Arts and Science Council, as a cohort of scholars and their facilitators work through our “Moving With Muscles” Digi-Bin. Attendees are casually dressed, pop hits are playing…

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STEAM Learning Through Hip Hop?

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Friends, This summer has been full of new and exciting partnerships for Digi-Bridge. Today, I want to tell you about a particularly unique collaboration that I bet you wouldn’t expect: STEAM education and hip-hop. Earlier this month, we were invited to be a part of The Intersection: A Conversation About Hip-Hop Culture and Education at…

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You Can #ActivateSummer for Charlotte Scholars!

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Friends of Digi-Bridge- Today, we are excited to launch our 2017 #ActivateSummer campaign. This year, our fundraising efforts will support our 2017-18 Robotics squads in the West and Northwest Corridors of Charlotte. Last fall, we decided to form our very first Robotics squad at Allenbrook Elementary School, a Title I elementary school in our West…

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