2017 Soldering Sunday Maker Story Winners Announced!

We are proud to announce the winning organizations of the 2017 New Jersey Makers Day Soldering Sunday Maker Story Contest! This contest asked for submissions from participating NJ Makers Day sites to develop a short video telling us what making is like in their communities. We received a great slate of submissions with really fantastic stories reflecting our rich and diverse maker community across the state.

Here are our 2017 contest winners, and their video stories :

Congrats to all our winners, all participating organizations who for sharing your stories, and a huge thanks to our sponsor Soldering Sunday for supporting this contest!

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2017 Buildtak 3D Design Contest

3D Design Challenge 2017

3D printing is enabling makers to push the limits of creativity as they explore the connections between computer aided design and the physical world. Now it is your turn to leverage this new technology and design a 3D printable object that showcases the best of what the New Jersey’s maker community has to offer. This year’s BuildTak Design Challenge theme is spaceships! You are challenged to design a 3D model of any type of spaceship that your creativity and imagination can conjure up! How to Participate Using any 3D design software, create an object that can be 3D printed. Once you have finished your design, email a copy of the .STL file to contest@njmakersday.org. You don’t need a 3D printer to participate in the 3D design challenge. The deadline for submission is April 1, 2017. Find full details here: http://njmakersday.org/content/2017-buildtak-3d-design-contest-open-all-...

Support NJMD

Recently, there has been interest expressed by those looking to support NJ Makers Day sites through donations. This can be a great way to show your support for the variety of different activities and events taking place at more than 200 schools, libraries, museums, makerspaces and more throughout New Jersey! All donations are administered through the New Jersey Makers Day A NJ Non Profit Corporation, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization and will be used to provide direct support to participating NJ Makers Day sites.

Donate by Check

Check donations are accepted by mail. A receipt of your donation will be sent to you upon receipt of you donation. Donations can be made out to "New Jersey Makers Day A NJ Non Profit Corporation" and mailed to :  

New Jersey Makers Day A NJ Non Profit Corporation
Attn: James Keehbler, Treasurer
500 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Donate Online

Use the button below to donate to NJ Makers Day via Paypal

AmazonSmile

We are also a listed charity on AmazonSmile. Use this link and select "NJ Makers Day" as your designated charity when you make your purchases, and a 0.5% donation will be made from the Amazon foundation directly to NJ Makers Day. This a great way to shop and support us at the same time!

Investor's Bank Care2Share

NJ Makers Day is a Care2Share Affinity Program member with Investors Bank. If you have an account with Investors Bank you can designate the library foundation as your Care2Share non-profit organization. The bank will provide funds to our organization at no cost to you! Stop by your local branch to inquire about the Care2Share program or download an account enrollment form at www.myinvestorsbank.com/care2share. NJ Makers Day will receive 0.25% on the average monthly balance on all checking accounts and 0.15% on the average monthly balance of all savings accounts enrolled in the program.

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