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Soap Box Derby and International Resource Development, Inc. Form Partnership for Soap Box Derby Programs in China 03.08.2018 The International Soap Box Derby (ISBD), an Akron-based non-profit organization, today announced that it has signed an agreement with International Resource Development, Inc. (IRD) to bring Soap Box Derby programs to China. IRD will be collaborating with the Soap Box Derby to further its international reach with its after-school education, STEM summer camps in the U.S., and All-American race program. Read More Geri Douglas Marshall Hired as New Director of Development 03.05.2018 The International Soap Box Derby continues to grow its fundraising efforts as Geri Douglas Marshall has been hired as the first Director of Development. Read More Soap Box Derby Receives $11,665 Grant for Six-Passenger Golf Cart from Northern Ohio Golf Charities & Foundation 02.26.2018 The International Soap Box Derby has received a grant from Northern Ohio Golf Charities & Foundation to purchase a six-passenger golf cart for the 2018 events season. This golf cart will be used to help shuttle individuals or small groups of mobility-challenged guests from parking areas and shuttle stops Read More Soap Box Derby continues Impacting Community Through Racing and STEM Education Programs 02.12.2018 The International Soap Box Derby’s used Derby Downs for more than 70 events and over 10,000 trips down its historic track by community members and visitors as reported in the recently released Annual Report. Over 600 schools and 10,000 students are participating in the International Soap Box Derby’s STEM education programs. The All-American Racing program has more than 95 race districts which conducted 1,299 races with over 3,500 youth competing. Read More Soap Box Derby is Recipient of TRIAD's 2018 Design4Good Pro Bono Partnership Program 01.29.2018 The International Soap Box Derby has been selected as a recipient of TRIAD’s 2018 Design4Good Pro Bono Partnership Program.

As part of this partnership, TRIAD will be providing graphic-design services for a giving campaign that includes the theme, logo and giving campaign flyer. The giving campaign will be launched in the second quarter of 2018 to help raise funds for a new timing system for the upcoming FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby World Championship Race in July 2018.
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Derby Spotlight - Marty Sullivan 01.26.2018 Read More Soap Box Derby Partners with United Way of Summit County and Fallsway Equipment Company for the 2018 United Way Corporate Derby Challenge presented by Fallsways Equipment Company 12.11.2017 The United Way of Summit County and Fallsway Equipment Company will partner with the Soap Box Derby for the 2018 Corporate Derby Challenge (CDC).

This is the Soap Box Derby’s top fundraiser to support the Derby’s mission to build knowledge and character, and to create meaningful experiences through collaboration and fair and honest competition.
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International Soap Box Derby Board of Directors Elects New Officers and Adds New Members for 2017-2018 11.29.2017 Read More Soap Box Derby receives $15,000 grant for General Operating Support from the Helen S. Robertson Fund of Akron Community Foundation 11.20.2017 The International Soap Box Derby has received a $15,000 grant from the Helen S. Robertson Fund of Akron Community Foundation for general operating support. Read More Soap Box Derby is partnering with Northeast Ohio STEM Ecosystem and Cuyahoga Community College to pilot a program to engage students in designing, building and racing autonomous Soap Box Derby cars 10.20.2017 Read More