Donations Received

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Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We can provide a receipt for any donations you make for your tax purposes.

Additionally, we will acknowledge your generosity on our (small but growing) social media platforms.

It's possible that we may have missed your donation in our list below. If that's the case, please contact us and we will be sure that you get the credit you deserve for helping out the Makerspace.

A Work In Progress

We are combing all our old records and still adding to all parts of this list, including:

other current (and former) PPM members, and other generous donors in Colorado Springs and the surrounding area.

Please contact us and we will be sure that you get the credit you deserve for helping out the Makerspace.

Early Supporters of PPM

MotoMinded -- Chris Vestal

TITAN ROBOTICS -- Clay and Maddie Guillory

NORWOOD DEVELOPMENT GROUP -- Chris Jenkins


2022 Donations

November 2022, Rohde Foundation, $2000 donation, Thank you!

11/13/22, Josh Harlow, hp oscilloscope 54510A

11/12/22, Qualtek Manufacturing, two (Carbon Dioxide) fire extinguishers

November 2022, Kathy Douglas, heat press for dye sub printing


October 2022, Mathew and Mickayla, Water Dispenser (PRIMO / Bottom Loading)

08/26/08, Nate Rojas, SAMSUNG 46" smart TV, used (2013)

08/24/22, Mathew and Mickayla, industrial wire shelving units, manual typewriter (Remington)

08/22/22, John Rohde, Dell vostro 400 PC, keyboard, web camera, power cords, (no mouse, no monitor),

08/19/22, Nicholas Ordahl, PC parts including (3) msi motherboards, (3) 1000W power supplies, and cables

08/16/22, Joshua Harlow, metal brake

08/02/22, Trevor Banks, Microsoft XBOX 360 game controller

July 2022, Don LLoyd, Herman Miller Aeron chair

July 2022, box of woodworking magazines

05/12/22, William Guman & Associates. Ltd. hp designjet 5500, 42", UV inks, and two 42" paper rolls (1 glossy / 1 plain)

05/10/22, Theresa Rigney Eye Wash Station for Vented Room, and also replacement eye wash bottles

04/27/22, Vincent Flowers RotoZip tool (in yellow case)

04/26/22, Theresa Rigney TRADESAFE Electrical Lockout Kit, new

04/22/22 Ender-3 3D printer with many upgrades

04/21/22, Les Frischmann automatic door opener for Wood Shop

04/11/22, Ronald Parratt iPad

04/11/22, Mike Warner/R-JetTek Ink Jet Cartridge Processing Equipment (used)

03/31/22, Lisa MacNicol box (110 sheets) of 13x19 paper, and heat tape

03/28/22, Mathew and Mickayla jugs of resin, glass and silicone measuring cups

03/26/22, HP LaserJet M2727nf MFP, and two nearly-full toner cartridges

03/25/22, Bristol Brewery 2' x 8’ - 40” tall heavy metal table, large wooden desk,

BECKMAN DU-64 Spectrophotometer, CISCO networking gear,

APC Back-UPS Pro 1500, DELL Windows XP computer, keyboard, mouse

03/12/22, Jason Taylor Dell R720 server

03/04/22, TITAN ROBOTICS BAILEIGH INDUSTRIAL AIR FILTRATION SYSTEM - AFS-2400, used, ($1,853.00 new)

02/26/22, Mike Warner PVC Bendit and BendStation

02/21/22, large donation to Metal Shop from the Fagnant Family and Qualtek Manufacturing:

pallet jack, drill press, metal band saw, parts washer,

dust collector, flammable material storage cabinet

ESAB Multimaster 260 Welder, MIG gun, TIG torch, foot pedal, regulator,

lift table cart, welding tables, welding supplies, welding helmets and aprons

locker bank (6 lockers), folding chairs (4), etc.

February 2022 Tevo 3D Printers (2) and extra boards, non-working

February 2022, Mike Mike used computer gaming chair (red)

February 2022, David Lee two business books

01/27/22, Matt Camacho 70" VIZIO HDMI Monitor, repaired by Steve and Trevor

01/15/22, M4C 3D printing filament (1.75mm PETG and 2.85mm Co-polyester)

January 2022, John Norton 5 computer mice (Verbatim), brand new, $25

January 2022, Mike Mike Forstner bit set (16 bits)


2021

November 2021, Quinn Hackenberg powder coating oven (converted kitchen oven)

11/28/21 O-rings and springs, very carefully labeled, from Chris Vestal / MotoMinded

Nov 2021, Jim Kueck 2 tubs of various project wood for lathe (some walnut)

Nov 2021, Nick Rader 3D printers and Raspberry Pi Zeros, impulse sealer

Oct 2021, Colin (SRAM) DROs, 80/20 Aluminum, pneumatic stuff, actuator arms, lots of switches, controls, indicator lights, PLCs

Sept 2021, Brenden Wilson Titanium Plasma Cutter

Sept 2021, Dave Lith-ion battery

Aug 2021, Gordon Beecher 25" Planer, 15" Chop Saw, JessEm Router Table,

Storage rack, 5HP dust collection system, much much more

Aug 2021, Ryan Taft loads of electronics components

July 2021, Jim Kueck (Cracked Pot Bowls) POWERMATIC Bandsaw, POWERMATIC Table saw, POWERMATIC Lathe

July 2021, Les Frischmann Table Saw, sliding compound miter saw

June 2021, David Wasmer sharpening station, calipers, 3M glue gun,

36" PITTSBURGH clamps (6x),

Makita Circular Saw and Router

Apr 2021, M4C PETG sheets (4' x 8',.03")

Apr 2021, Dennis Halley with Epson Projectors, smart boards, Macintosh G4, Apple monitor, keyboard and mouse



Date donated by A2P Design Services (Adam Gleason)
Protek DC POWER SUPPLY 3006B

(Dates vary) multiple donations by PARADIGM SYSTEMS (James Gravert)

GRAPHTEC CE5000‑60 Vinyl Cutter

HAKKO soldering stations (2x)

solder reflow oven

Rotary Cutter

label printer zebra LP 2844

high speed scanner, Canon ImageFORMULA DR-5010C

laminator and box of laminator pouches

PEPSI soda machine

large projector screen

hp 5500 large format printer

large format printer supplies and paper rolls

multiple computers

Ciclop 3D scanner

air compressor

Les Frischmann computer gaming chair (blue), K40 laser engraver

anonymous donors

2020

Dec 2020, Bentley Systems $2,000 grant

September 19, 2020 David Hsu handibot

May 2020, Colorado Enterprise Fund $11,752 COVID recovery grant

Apr 2020, US Treasury $1,465 PPP Loan followed by forgiveness grant


anonymous donors

2019

2019, Mike Mike Color LaserJet CP1518nl

books donated by Warren Jokinen

Arduino Cookbook, Beginning Arduino, FRITZING FOR INVENTORS

Getting Started with Processing

Lua Programming, Lua Reference Manual, Programming in Lua

wikipatterns


books donated by Derek Barger

ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS Volume 3

Project Arcade

Robotics Science

Mac laptop (for 3D scanner) donated by Ryan Janke


anonymous donors

2018

11/1/18, Ron Reed Think & Tinker PreciseBits

Boxes of Electrical and Pneumatic Components

2017


2016

July 30, 2016 - $15,000 (!) grant for CNC router table and Squink (pick and place machine)

from DOWNTOWN COLORADO SPRINGS PARTNERSHIP:

Grant check
Grant check presentation
Susan J. Edmondson to Chris Vestal,
PPM Founder


Equipment donated throughout 2016

UPS system with new batteries, computer monitors and stands

(David Wasmer Sr, donation to 3DDelaney project)

Ryobi woodworking equipment, 4 pieces, from Smokebrush

Juki industrial sewing machine

HP plotter 750C Plus

HP 13x19 inkjet, from e11

Windows PC, from e11


Early Supporters of PPM


If we missed your donations, please contact us and we will be sure that you get the credit you deserve for helping out the Makerspace.

(Help Wanted) Donation Coordinator - A new position draft description

In general, the Donation Coordinator will encourage, accept and recognize donations to PPM:

Define what donations we can/cannot use (e.g. no CRTs)

Stay familiar with what is on our Wish List

Stay in contact with donors that are "on the fence"

Meet and greet donors when they drop stuff off, if possible

Coordinate a tour of the space, or promote our Tour Video

Send/give tax receipts to those who want them

Coordinate pick up of donations if necessary

Sort/photograph donations

Post photos and descriptions here on Donations Received

Distribute items into appropriate areas with help of Area Captains

Store other items

Photograph items that go into service, post to our wiki

Rinse and repeat

(also watch Craigslist for free stuff?)

The Donation Coordinator will not be responsible for repairing items, or pursuing grants, but is welcome to help in these areas, of course!



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