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Mrs. Puig-Camacho from Coral Gables FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Cup of Success...

Help me give my students the motivation they deserve to succeed in their daily lives, with fans, a pencil sharpener, and cups!

  • $420 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are the future! My students are dedicated juniors who are in need of meeting their graduation requirement. A positive environment is key to this. These students are from low socio-economic backgrounds and lack motivation. Many leave school and go straight to a job till late, only to wake up early to come to school again. Through the use a positive environment, the students will be able to get on task and meet their required guidelines.

I've always believed that a great environment is key to success.

Im trying to motivate my students into understanding that positivity is key!

My Project

My students are high school juniors who lack motivation and drive. They feel that because they have not passed their standardized exams, they will not succeed. The students want a coffee maker that they can make tea and coffee for when studying for their exams. The students want it to feel like a classroom version of Starbucks where they can sit and study in groups. They also want to be able to sharpen their pencils with ease. We do not currently even have a manual sharpener located anywhere in our class. As for the fans, we unfortunately have not had AIR since school started. We are hot and we want to be able to study without being all sweaty.

The students want the ease of feeling like they are at a cafe when they are studying, without the mission of actually having to go anywhere.

Some students have no cars or ways to get anywhere and this way they can unite and get together and study to pass their test.

Mrs. Puig-Camacho
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 250 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Keurig 119277 K250 Coffee Maker, Turquoise • Amazon Business $112.50 1 $112.50
Lasko 3300 20" Wind Machine 3 Speed Cooling 3300 • Amazon Business $39.28 2 $78.56
Green Mountain Coffee The Orginal Donut Shop Coffee, 100 Count (Packaging May Vary) • Amazon Business $56.95 1 $56.95
Glowcoast Disposable Coffee Cups With Lids - 12 oz To Go Coffee Cup (110 Pack). Large Travel Cups Hold Shape With Hot and Cold Drinks, No Leaks! Paper Cups with Insulated Sleeves Protect Fingers! • Amazon Business $28.50 1 $28.50
Bankers Box Decorative Eight Compartment Literature Sorter, Letter, Black/Gray Pinstripe (6170301) • Amazon Business $17.41 1 $17.41
Inflatable Realistic Large Alpaca • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
SMARTRO Electric Pencil Sharpener, Best USB or Battery Operated for No.2 and Colored Pencil • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99

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