are always looking for new members to work on all aspects of projects:
fund-raising, design, communication, public relations, documenting,
etc. And just because the name of the organization is Engineers Without
Borders, it is perfectly fine for non-engineers to be involved. It’s
better that way. Talk to a current member. Show up to our next meeting.
Just volunteer. It feels good, we promise.
of materials can often be put to use in some of our projects. We’ve
heard from companies that make solar panels, construction firms with
lumber. We have even worked with a local pizza place to create a
fund-raiser out of their donations. Talk to us, and we will figure out
some way everybody can win.
yes. Fortunately, a little goes a long way here. Plus, we have no
overhead costs, so it goes even further. The easiest way to make a
monetary donation is through the Michigan Tech Fund’s online form (they
gladly take credit cards). On the form make sure to enter “Special
Designation” in the field titled “Where should your gift go?” and enter
“Engineers Without Borders” in the “Specific Comment/Designation” field
so the money gets directed to us. Here’s the online form:
of our donors report an increased level of happiness. An abundance of
smiles have been known to occur too, particularly among the people that
are working together to make the world a little better, one community
at a time.