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PledgeCents™ and Dremel™ Partner to Make 3D Printers More Accessible to Classrooms

The partnership with Dremel finally adds 3D printers to the PledgeCents Marketplace PHILADELPHIA – March 1, 2017 – PledgeCents, Inc., is on a mission to make education technology more accessible for teachers and schools, while helping ensure that more of donors’ money can be put to work rather than be spent on fundraising costs. The site, which aims to bring resources and opportunities to students across the country by alleviating funding needs, continues to expand its Preferred Partner Program to better collaborate with education companies to make this idea a reality. The most recent partner is Dremel, who is bringing their 3D Idea Builder printers to the PledgeCents Marketplace.
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The partnership with Dremel finally adds 3D printers to the PledgeCents Marketplace 

PHILADELPHIA – March 1, 2017 – PledgeCents, Inc., is on a mission to make education technology more accessible for teachers and schools, while helping ensure that more of donors’ money can be put to work rather than be spent on fundraising costs. The site, which aims to bring resources and opportunities to students across the country by alleviating funding needs, continues to expand its Preferred Partner Program to better collaborate with education companies to make this idea a reality. The most recent partner is Dremel, who is bringing their 3D Idea Builder printers to the PledgeCents Marketplace.

“3D printing has come a long way in education in the last few years and we love the creativity and innovation that they bring to the classroom and the makerspace movement,” said Andyshea Saberioon, co-founder and CEO. “To be able to partner with a global leader in technology like Dremel [l1]is humbling for us and will allow us to not only offer affordable 3D printers, but also Dremel’s curriculum-based lesson plans, 1:1 support and easy implementation for our teachers. We are excited to help more and more teachers create interactive, hands-on learning opportunities for their makers when they fund their Dremel 3D Idea Builders!"

Through the partnership, teachers and schools will be able to utilize PledgeCents to seamlessly generate a fundraising page to cover the cost of the Dremel 3D Idea Builder printers. The PledgeCents team works with each fundraiser to help raise the necessary funds and will purchase the products needed immediately after the fundraiser ends to expedite the process. Anyone interested can visit http://www.pledgecents.com/signup/event/dremel to create their own page today.

“Through our partnership with PledgeCents, the boundless learning possibilities of 3D printing and the Dremel 3D Idea Builder will be accessible to more students and teachers,” said Rafael Franca, Manager of Dremel 3D Education. “Every student and school deserves equal learning experiences and we are committed to providing teachers the products and resources they need to make that happen.”

The Dremel 3D Idea Builder expands the brand’s reach from the workshop to the classroom to provide educators and students with cutting-edge technology for STEM education. Built upon the brand’s dedication to empowering makers through creativity, precision, and project enjoyment, the Dremel 3D Idea Builder nurtures student confidence by giving them a tool to design and build their own models to understand lessons. With available curriculum to draw connections between 3D printing and instruction, Dremel is providing educators with the support they need to transform classrooms.

Representatives from organizations interested in learning more about the program can contact press@pledgecents.com for more information.

About PledgeCents, Inc.

PledgeCents is the preferred fundraising platform for all PreK-12 needs. By allowing anyone to raise funds, PledgeCents aims to eliminate the $1.6 billion teachers annually spend out-of-pocket for basic classroom needs. Over 1,800 schools representing over 250 public school districts in 50 states work to raise funds through the PledgeCents platform. With the addition of the newly launched Preferred Partner Program, PledgeCents has partnered with over 40 leading education technology companies to help schools and teachers receive access to the tools they need but cannot afford. For more information please visit: www.pledgecents.com or email info@pledgecents.com with any questions.

About Dremel

Founded in 1932, Dremel is the industry standard in leadership and excellence for versatile tools systems. The Dremel 3D Idea Builder expands the brand’s reach from the workshop to the classroom to provide educators and students with cutting-edge technology for STEM education. Built upon the brand’s dedication to empowering makers through creativity, precision and project enjoyment, the Dremel 3D Idea Builder nurtures student confidence by giving them a tool to design and build their own models to understand lessons. With available curriculum to draw connections between 3D printing and instruction, Dremel is providing educators with the support they need to transform classrooms. Learn more about classroom applications and curriculum-based learning at 3dprinter.dremel.com.

PR Contact: 

Kelsea Kierstead, kelsea@cblohm.com 608-216-7300 ext. 24

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