EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP – Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group LLC recently donated $ 20,000 worth of STEM-focused computer equipment to the Egg Harbor Township Police Activities League, an official said Tuesday.
The donation included a MacBook Pro, two 3D printers, an RS spectroscope, and a streaming studio kit with three cameras, two microphones, and supporting hardware, said Hector Tavarez, executive director of the league, in a press release.
“It’s a good day at PAL when we receive a donation that advances our existing programs. It’s an even better day when we get a donation that helps develop new programs, ”said Tavarez. “The new 3D printers will advance our competitive robotics teams, the RS spectroscope and media equipment kick off two new programs. We are very grateful to Northstar and other companies for helping us meet the needs of our ever-changing community. “
The donation is part of Northstar’s After School Advantage program, which enables the company to use its technological expertise to support the education of young people.
“This donation is exciting for Northstar as we continue to demonstrate our commitment to providing resources and opportunities to the youth of New Jersey to further their education and development,” said Adam Perlow, vice president and chief operating officer, Northstar. “Northstar values the help and collaboration we have received from Egg Harbor Township PAL, and we support their goal of bringing STEM technology to students in the areas of the state that need them most.”