Community Outreach

FACTS Engineering Charitable Activities

  • Each year team mem­bers may take a paid day off to par­tic­i­pate in a com­mu­ni­ty ser­vice activ­i­ty of their choice.
  • FACTS donat­ed to Pas­co Unit­ed Way in 2011 and cur­rent­ly match­es team mem­ber Unit­ed Way pay­roll deduc­tions.
  • Sum­mer intern hir­ing offers stu­dents the oppor­tu­ni­ty to work with and be men­tored by engi­neers on research and devel­op­ment projects.
  • FACTS donat­ed $50,000 towards the con­struc­tion of the Palm Har­bor YMCA and pro­vides ongo­ing sup­port by pay­ing the join fee for team mem­bers and fam­i­ly as well as 2/3 of the month­ly dues.
  • Fol­low­ing Hur­ri­cane Char­lie, FACTS donat­ed $50,000 to the Flori­da Home Builders Asso­ci­a­tion to help those in the con­struc­tion indus­try get back on their feet so they could rebuild our homes after the dis­as­ter.
  • Dur­ing the Christ­mas sea­son, The John Wadding­ham Memo­r­i­al Food Dri­ve is held in mem­o­ry of a beloved, deceased team mem­ber. 6408 items were col­lect­ed in 2011 and donat­ed to a local shel­ter, Impact Fam­i­ly Min­istries. By 2015 our dona­tion had swollen to 12 pal­lets of food and sup­plies and in 2016 we had 10 pal­lets.
  • We are a lead­ing spon­sor of the Pas­co Coun­ty Sun­lake High School Robot­ics Team.  Sev­er­al of our engi­neers are also men­tor­ing them and help­ing them pre­pare for the next FIRST Robot­ics Com­pe­ti­tion.
  • We donat­ed $50,000 to The Uni­ver­si­ty of Flori­da for facil­i­ties upgrades and to sup­port cham­pi­onship ath­let­ics at UF through our annu­al Bull Gator con­tri­bu­tions.
  • FACTS’ pres­i­dent is on the board of direc­tors of the non-prof­it Cypress Ini­tia­tive whose pri­ma­ry mis­sion is teen men­tor­ing with­in local schools, pri­mar­i­ly by teach­ing resilience and clear think­ing using their SPARK cur­ricu­lum. This year Facts made a sub­stan­tial con­tri­bu­tion to specif­i­cal­ly ben­e­fit SPARK.
  • FACTS has giv­en dona­tions to the Pas­co Pedi­atric Foun­da­tion.
  • FACTS sup­ports the arts as an annu­al donor to Straz Cen­ter and we are a long time Tam­pa Bay Light­ning sea­son tick­et hold­er and sup­port­er.

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