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Spokes America 2019

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Raised toward our $10,000 Goal
43 Donors
Project has ended
Project ended on June 30, at 11:59 PM EDT
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Spokes America 2019

Who we are

Spokes America is a seven-year-old program that sends MIT students cycling across the country, teaching students in Middle America to engage with the scientific world around them. Along the way, the Spokes team hosts learning festivals at schools, libraries, museums, and summer camps, encouraging children from across the country to engage with the scientific world around them.   


What Spokes does

Since its inception in 2013, Spokes America has journeyed to small rural towns like Hazard, Kentucky, and Newton, Kansas. Past years’ teams have all successfully completed their journeys across the country, and this year’s team is just as ambitious: Along the way, we hope to continue a tradition of documenting our experiences in small towns and big cities alike, sharing the experience of what it means to be an athletic and active engineer.  


Our campaign

Funds raised will serve to further our dream of encouraging children to follow theirs. We hope to enable young people across the country to better realize their own creative problem-solving potential, connect teachers to new teaching resources for science and technology, and challenge stereotypes about what it means to be an engineer. Funds will be spent on purchasing educational supplies and acquiring the necessities for our journey, like food, bikes, and camping equipment. In helping us to complete our journey, your contribution will enable us to spread our passion for STEM to students all over the country.   


In donating to Spokes 2019, you’ll help us teach students all across the United States that STEM isn’t out of their reach.

If you want to get in touch with us or for more information, you can head on over to our website!  


Thank you so much for your support! Every penny counts!


Meet the Team!

Maile Jim '22


Leah Yost '21
Edgardo Letona '22
Devin Seyler '22
Erin Leydon '22
Bill Kuhl '22
Caralyn Cutlip '18
Evan Tey '19
Our way
of Thanking You


A Thank-You Email

A donation of $5 will supply curriculum materials for one student. Receive a thank-you email from the Spokes team!

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Estimated Delivery: August 2019


A Personal Trip Photo

A donation of $20 sponsors one biking jersey. You’ll receive a personalized photo of the team during the trip!

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Estimated Delivery: August 2019


A Personal Letter

A donation of $50 gives us a full tank of gas for our van. Receive a handwritten letter from the team!

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Estimated Delivery: August 2019


Your Name on Our Website

A donation of $100 will provide meals for the whole team for five days. Your name will be added to our website:

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Estimated Delivery: August 2019


Meet with the Team!

A donation of $500 will sponsor a bicycle. Meet the Spokes team (via video call or in person).

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Estimated Delivery: August 2019
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