Valentino DiGiorgio

Entrepreneur & Philanthropist

United States

Val DiGiorgio currently provides counsel to Boston Market. As a philanthropist, he is best known for developing the DiGiorgio STEAM Scholarship and the Red, White & Blue Military and Law Enforcement Scholarship.

Seasons of Computer Science Winter Workshop

For 10 years, the CA STEAM Symposium has enriched academic and educational communities across the state of California. Striving to shine the spotlight on the importance of STEAM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), the Symposium hosts a variety of engaging events, workshops and enriching opportunities for learning - year round.

Five & Thrive: An Initiative Supporting Military Families

In 2021, Sharene Brown decided that she wanted to establish an initiative that would help improve quality of life for military families. Her goal was to specifically put her focus in the way of issues related to readiness, resilience and retention of the force, as applied to military families as complete units.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Holidays 2023

Curl up with your favorite Sci-Fi books on January 2nd! Each year, Science Fiction fans celebrate their favorite genre and famed Sci-Fi writer Isaac Asimov's birthday. This year, Val DiGiorgio recommends watching the cult classic, Moon for this year's NSFD! Puzzles are a fantastic way to exercise your mind, no matter how old you are.

Nonprofits Supporting Military Families This Christmas

The holiday season can be a difficult time for any family. For many military families, Christmas might even feel hopeless. Year-round, military families and support systems make the ultimate sacrifice to keep our country safe. For some, that means being stationed far away from loved ones - during the holidays, birthdays and other special occasions.

November is Month of the Military Family

In recent years, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has recognized the month of November as National Veterans and Military Families Month. As not only a supporter of the military, but a proud member of a military family himself, Val DiGiorgio eagerly anticipates this honorary month each year.

Authentic STEM Pre-Apprenticeship Program

In February 2022, the North Country Workforce Partnership, Champlain Valley Educational Services, North Country Chamber of Commerce and the University of Siegen (Universitat Siegen) joined together to pilot a uniquely productive curriculum that offers local students the opportunity to receive technical and professional training. Authentic STEM is an international educational program centered around workforce development.

STEM Elementary Summer Camp in Platte

Camp Invention is a nationally recognized nonprofit initiative that provides students with enriching educational experiences within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects. In July 2022, the nonprofit organization came to Platte to offer 90 elementary students a fun and engaging summer camp opportunity.

Food Pantry for Military Families Perseveres Through Pandemic

In 2020, Tirey J. Ford American Legion Post 21 was contacted by H.E.R.O.E.S. Care, a nonprofit organization based in St. Louis, Missouri. The nonprofit explained that they were in critical need of replacing a food pantry resource in the community which had recently been closed. H.E.R.O.E.S.

New K-12 STEM Programs in Marshall County Schools

On August 9, 2022, Marshall County Schools will open their doors to welcome students and teachers back for another exciting year of learning. But this year, there's something new on the table and in the curriculum. The product of county and district wide collaboration, these new programs offer unique learning opportunities to students in grades K-12.

NH and National Guard Create STEM Program

Initially launched in Detroit in 1991, STARBASE is a program created by the U.S. Department of Defense for children in grades 4-6. The program focuses on hands-on learning in the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). Popular STARBASE lessons include aerospace engineering, robotics, physics, rocketry, technology, chemistry, solar powered vehicles and even a LEGO league!