Sphero donates $110K to classroom project nonprofit

BOULDER — Sphero Inc., the Boulder-based robotics company, announced Monday a $110,000 donation to DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit organization that directly matches donors with public school classroom projects in need of funding.

Through the donation, Sphero will provide educational robots to help build students’ science, technology, engineering, art and math skills.

“Sphero robots have been a popular request and an innovative resource for the teachers and students who use our site,” Vashti Baran of DonorsChoose.org said in a prepared statement.

There are more than 200 projects on DonorsChoose.org that include requests for Sphero educational robots, according to a company news release.

“We believe every student should have access to high-quality STEAM and computer science education tools,” Sphero CEO Paul Berberian said in a written statement. “We are excited for DonorsChoose.org teachers to empower the future creators of tomorrow with Sphero robots and STEAM learning activities through the use of our Sphero Edu app, nurturing students’ creativity while gaining 21st-century skills.”

BOULDER — Sphero Inc., the Boulder-based robotics company, announced Monday a $110,000 donation to DonorsChoose.org, a nonprofit organization that directly matches donors with public school classroom projects in need of funding.

Through the donation, Sphero will provide educational robots to help build students’ science, technology, engineering, art and math skills.

“Sphero robots have been a popular request and an innovative resource for the teachers and students who use our site,” Vashti Baran of DonorsChoose.org said in a prepared statement.

There are more than 200 projects on DonorsChoose.org that include requests for Sphero educational robots, according to a company news release.

“We believe every student should have access to high-quality STEAM and computer science education tools,” Sphero CEO Paul Berberian said in a written statement. “We are excited for DonorsChoose.org teachers to empower the future creators of tomorrow with Sphero robots and STEAM learning activities through the use of our Sphero Edu app, nurturing students’ creativity while gaining 21st-century skills.”