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Ms. Mickelson from Pasadena CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Card and a Special Message

Help me give my students printer ink and happy birthday cards to celebrate life's big occasions.

  • $218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In our low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. These adverse experiences may prevent them from getting ahead early in life and may not. We do what we can, and many of my students receive a care package at the beginning of the year with clothes, shoes, toiletries and a book from Operation School Bell.

My students want to be in school because they want to learn all they can so they can be successful one day.

From the minute they walk in the door of my classroom, I focus on their potential and growth while they are with me. I may not be able to control their home lives; however, I can certainly help their experience during the school day.

My Project

Every month we look at the entire month. What's coming up on our schedule and what do we have to look forward to, any birthdays? Students raise their hands a let me know. They look forward to celebrating with their classmates. We make sure that every student signs the card with a short message or with their just their name. Small gestures can go a long way to brighten up a child's day. Students who have birthdays while we are on break, I make sure to mail them a special note too!

Ms. Mickelson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 952 | 3 Ink Cartridges | Cyan, Magenta, Yellow | L0S49AN, L0S52AN, L0S55AN • Amazon Business $68.89 1 $68.89
HP 952XL | Ink Cartridge | Black | F6U19AN • Amazon Business $46.89 1 $46.89
48 Happy Birthday Cards Assortment with Envelopes, 6 Colorful Handwritten Designs, Blank Inside, Bulk Box Set, 4 x 6", for All Ages, Gender, Office, Employees • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98

Materials cost

$139.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.79

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.59

Total project goal

$217.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$217.24

1 Donor

-$92.33

Donations toward project cost

-$92.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$108.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$92.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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