Circuit Playground - testing needed in order to purchase

I am having trouble getting the purchase approved for the Circuit Playground because the tech dept has not used them before. I asked Adafruit and they said they don’t have any to use for testers. Any suggestions on how to get ahold of one just for testing purposes? On the plus side they are $20 so if I have to purchase out of pocket, it won’t be horrible.

Let me ask! I know several people that have used them or even gotten them free. Let me ask my pln

I purchased one for my tech dept. to test. Here’s the link: