Author: JimmyB

Springing into Action

We want to thank everyone who has donated to Blossom and contributed to our cause. Our all stars this month were Infotech WNY and Benjamin and Patrica Randle who gave scholarships to two girls in Buffalo! All of our donors and volunteers make a huge difference in our cause to reach out to young girls Read More …

What’s New This Month?

We’ve had an amazing start to 2017 here at Blossom! We have many people to thank for our growing and continuing success. First, I’d like to start by thanking SparkFun Electronics, Inc. for including Blossom in their community partners! Another shout out to Rev1 Ventures for hosting our amazing first ever Columbus Hackathon! February 4th Read More …

Preparing for Another Great Year

Preparing for Another Great Year After an amazing summer in Cincinnati, I’m excited to see what our 2017 year will look like. With our expansion into Buffalo and our brand new Hackathon events, it’s looking to be even better than before. Looking back on our year we have a lot to celebrate, a great camp Read More …

THANK YOU!

A big thank you to all of our supporters. With your help Blossom was able to raise $6500 last month! Now we are able to expand our program in Cincinnati, and help even more girls grow into STEM!   We’re happy to announce that we are able to increase the number of spots available for Read More …

Announcing New Event at Clifton

We are happy to announce a new event at the CLifton Recreation Center May 13th. In partnership with the Cincinnati Recreation Commission and Women in Technology, Blossom is brining LEGO robotics to the Clifton neighborhood. This exciting opportunity is provided free of charge to 8-12 year old girls registered at the Clifton Recreation Center. Hope Read More …

What I learned as a medical researcher

As a research assistant at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, I’ve learned a great deal about the world of science. Science is a challenging and rewarding field that requires diligence, intelligence, drive, and passion. I’ve seen science fail and I’ve seen science succeed. In research, I’ve had to experiment and attempt new techniques. Sometimes I won’t be Read More …

Crowdfunding Update

UPDATE: We’re off to a great start! A big thank you to all of our supporters! Lets keep up the enthusiasm as we continue our drive! Today Blossom launched its online crowdfunding campaign via Indiegogo! We are exhilarated to declare that we have surpassed more than half of our $6,000 goal before the 4-hour mark! Read More …

Our Story

Last summer while working for the largest computer camp company in the world, I noticed a troubling trend. At the start of each camp, parents would drive up with a son and a daughter in the car. The son would hop out for a week long coding course, but they drive away with their daughter Read More …

10 reasons why summer camp is good for your kid

Spring is a great time of year. The skies are clearing and warming weather reminds us that summer is just around the corner. For many parents, spring break is a reminder that they need to make childcare arrangements for the summer. Summer camp has been a staple of American life for generations, but did you Read More …