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Giving Back

At AutonomouStuff, we take pride in supporting our community, whether that’s locally or industry-wide. We know where we’ve come from, and we’re happy to help out in any way we can.

“I am so happy and proud to have a team that sees the value in giving back. With all of our success, I realize more and more that it’s not always about where you are and what you’ve accomplished, but who you lift up and inspire along the way.”

Bobby Hambrick, AutonomouStuff CEO
AutonomouStuff team with gift bags.

Children’s Home Holiday Wish List

In an effort to help share the holiday spirit, the AutonomouStuff team was happy to fulfill the wishes of children and families of the Children’s Home of Illinois. Those willing to give can specify the number of wish lists they’d like to fulfill, as well as the age range, gender and program. We provided toys, pajamas, bath items and warm clothing to children ranging in age from two months to 18 years old. We love spreading holiday cheer and are proud to do anything we can to make the holidays a little brighter.

See how you can help.

AutonomouStuff team with mustaches.

Movember: Team AutonoMustache

For the second year, the AutonomouStuff team had a great time raising money for men’s health participating in Movember 2018. Many of our male employees proudly grew impressive mustaches, with the support of the AutonomouStuff Mo Sistas. Participants could set a move goal for healthy standards.

We hosted Monday breakfasts, a kick-boxing class and happy hour gatherings to raise even more money and take time out of our days to admire the great work and (mustache) growth. Together, our team raised nearly $9,000. Go Team AutonoMustache!

Visit our Team Movember page to see our progress.

AutonomouStuff team building a house.

Habitat for Humanity

The AutonomouStuff team loves to get out into the community and show a little love. Recently, the team volunteered with Habitat for Humanity Greater Peoria Area.

Habitat for Humanity provides affordable home ownership opportunities to those in need. We worked on a home for a very deserving single mother in our area. Not only did it feel great to serve our community, but also it brought us closer as a team.

Learn how you can get involved with Habitat for Humanity.

AStuff crew ready for the run.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Every year, members of the AStuff crew participate in a fundraising run benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

St. Jude doesn’t charge for the care children receive, so families can focus on what truly matters when childhood illness devastates their lives.

It’s a cause that means a lot to us. At AutonomouStuff, one of our core values is giving back to our community and we couldn’t be prouder of our team for supporting such an amazing cause.

Learn how you can support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Washington High School Robotics Team.

Washington Robotics Club

The advancement of robotics and technology is vital to us, and we expect the next generation to make great strides.

AutonomouStuff is proud to support the Washington High School Robotics Team each year. FRC Team 5442 Mechanical Monarchy includes 47 students and 18 mentors. They are the future innovators and creators of our communityand one of the reasons why we passionately support robotics in education. We can’t wait to see what they achieve.

See for yourself what the WCHS Robotics Team is up to.

Members of the Central Illinois Robotics Club experiment with a robot.

Central Illinois Robotics Club

Education matters to us. Without advancements in education, we wouldn’t have the amazing team we have today.

That’s one reason why we take pride in supporting the Central Illinois Robotics Club (CIRC). CIRC was founded in May 1997 to promote, educate, explore and compete in the field of hobby robotics. The club is in the greater Peoria area and meets monthly.

Education is one of the club’s highest priorities. Members may participate in open forum discussions, hands-on workshops and demonstrations. They are encouraged to share their interests, experiences, knowledge and works-in-progress with others.

Stay up to date on the latest CIRC events.

Girl works on phone.

4G STEM Camp

More than 50 young women from the area participate in the annual 4G STEM Camp (Girls Games Gadgets = Genius).

We had the pleasure of opening our doors to these young women and making them a part of our team. They learned about the latest in robotics and autonomy and worked with some of our most exciting technologies. We loved seeing their excitement for the future of technology and transportation and are proud to be involved with the program.

Learn more about the 4G STEM Camp.

College students in class.

Support to universities

Our CEO, Bobby Hambrick, has cultivated a culture of giving back at AutonomouStuff, and one of our first ventures was supporting universities.

University students are the future of this industry and of the world. We take pride in advancing their education in whatever way we can. Some of the universities we’ve had the opportunity to support include West Virginia University, Penn University and University of Waterloo.

If you represent a university and you’d like to work with AutonomouStuff, contact us today.