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Mrs. Takahama from Waimanalo HI is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Cool Time in the Tropics

Help me give my students the opportunity to go ice skating with their middle school friends.

  • $600 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Aloha from na keiki o Hawai'i. My preschool special education class provides early intervention services to qualifying special needs children with a range of disabling conditions, ages 3 to 5 years. Most of my students struggle to speak and to be understood and several have fine motor challenges. My school is located in a predominantly rural, low-income neighborhood with a considerable portion of the children of Hawaiian and/or Pacific Island ancestry.

Our classroom cheer sums it up: "You too, we too, we all love preschool!" We are a group of actively involved adults-teacher, aide, and therapists, and children working together in our hands-on learning environment.

My Project

With rising summer temperatures, it's nice to think of ice. It's time to start work on funding our annual field trip to the Ice Palace as admission is expensive for our parents/guardians to add to tight family budgets.

For most students this is a once a year field trip, if not the first time, that they get to go ice skating.

What also makes this a special trip is that my special needs preschoolers will be joined and paired with Middle School mentors.

That way the older students will get the opportunity to teach the little ones as they learn to move together on the ice. Great experiences and fun for all!

Mrs. Takahama
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Ice Palace $472.50

Trip cost

$472.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$509.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.93

Total project goal

$599.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$599.52

7 Donors

-$355.00

Donations toward project cost

-$301.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.25

match offer

-$244.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$207.84

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.68

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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