Donating money is not the only way to support Team 857. Sponsors can also donate materials and services or offer to purchase them for the team. The following is a list of some items the team would appreciate.

Request list


Sheet metal

  • Preferably aluminum, various thicknesses

Aluminum stock

  • Angle, channel, bar, square and rectangle tube
  • 4-8 foot lengths preferred

Sheet plastic

  • Various materials, including polycarbonate and HDPE
  • Please no acrylic (prone to cracking in our applications)

Plastic stock

  • Rectangular bar, blocks


Industrial digital floor scale

  • Suitable for at least 150 lbs
  • At least 12” by 12”, or with four individual pads
  • Corded readout

Digital camera

  • DSLR
  • Video capable
  • Several high volume media storage cards
  • Protective case
  • Tripod

GoPro camera


  • 1.125″ OD, 1/2″ or 3/8″ ID