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SteamRocket Rockets to Success on CV Giving Day

SteamRocket, the heart-driven nonprofit committed to sparking young minds through affordable and free STEAM programs, reached new heights on Coachella Valley Giving Day, held on March 5, 2024. With generous donations totaling $1365 to help deliver exciting summer STEAM programs for local kids.

Elle Decker, President of SteamRocket, shared her heartfelt gratitude, saying, "We're over the moon with the support we've received on CV Giving Day. It's a testament to the incredible generosity and belief in our mission from our fantastic community. The donations will directly contribute to providing outstanding STEAM experiences for local kids – and we can't wait for the excitement this summer will bring!"

The strategic use ofΒ #CVGivingDay2024Β across social media raised awareness and secured SteamRocket one of the Hashtag Hero Awards. Decker added, "Winning the Hashtag Hero Award was a huge surprise! It highlights the power of our community and social media in making a real impact. A massive thank you to everyone who chipped in, shared our story, and used the hashtag."

CV Giving Day showcased the robust support for SteamRocket, demonstrating the strength of community backing and the organization's dedication to providing accessible and engaging STEAM education. The funds raised will be directed towards offering captivating STEAM-based programs for kids during the upcoming summer.

SteamRocket extends profound gratitude to its sponsors: Desert Community Foundation, Amazon, First Bank, NPO Centric, KESQ Channel 3, and The Auen Foundation. Their unwavering support has been instrumental in realizing our mission.

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