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Ms. Hollifield-Lopez from San Francisco CA is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A digital arts class...no cameras...what's up? part 1

The cost of a digital camera is $703, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $703 goal

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I'm a Digital Arts teacher here at John O'Connell High School in the Mission District of San Francisco. My students need your help. There are over 70 students taking digital art every day at our school and not the right cameras for them to use! ...what's up. We need some digital cameras to learn about photography, lighting, photo manipulation, design, and composition in our classes. We have been creatively trying to work around the lack of cameras: 1. Students using camera cell phones, but that's no good. The resolution is usually so low and no photography features to learn on a phone. Not to mention the temptation of sending text messages in class is way too close for the students...and they are not even supposed to have them in class anyway! 2. A couple of students have their own cameras they can use, but that does not help the other 68 kids that can't afford them. Most of our students come from low-income households and can't afford cameras. The only solution is getting cameras. This proposal, Part 1, is for one digital camera for the students to share. It would be a great start for our expanding program and the students would be able to learn about digital art the right way while keeping their cell phones away! Part 2 and Part 3 proposals are for additional cameras for the classes. Thank you for your time and if you choose to donate for the camera it would be greatly appreciated and used everyday by the students. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

Ms. Hollifield-Lopez
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 70 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CANON POWERSHOT S3 IS DIGITAL CAMERA -- Canon Digital Cameras; PowerShot S3 IS • Quill Corporation $459.99 1 $459.99

Materials cost

$459.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$576.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$126.45

Total project goal

$702.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$702.50

20 Donors

-$677.71

Donations toward project cost

-$576.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.79

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$0.00

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