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Ms. Ford from Sealy TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Hands-on Lesson in Composting!

Help me give my students a composter to help prepare soil for our planters.

  • 14 donors
  • $253 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

My students are excited about Environmental Education. When doing Earth Day projects this week, they decided that we should start composting the waste from our cafeteria. What a great way for them to participate in conserving our resources.

Our composting bins will be the first step in developing an Outdoor Learning Center for our school.

My students and I are passionate about learning about how we can help improve the environment. We have a Tower Garden, are participating in an Algae education program, piloting an Air Pollution Unit, and have Tomatosphere seeds planted. We have an ant farm, hatched butterflies, and dissected owl pellets this year.

The composting bins will give us the opportunity to save the waste from our cafeteria and build the soil for our planters. Once we get this project going, we will turn our hand to planting a butterfly garden.

Ms. Ford
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 180 students.

14 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FCMP Outdoor IM4000 Tumbling Composter, 37 Gallon, Black & Espoma Organic Traditions Compost Starter- 4 lb Bag BE4 • Amazon Business $100.62 1 $100.62
IM4000 Dual Chamber Tumbling Composter (Black) • Amazon Business $80.90 1 $80.90

Materials cost

$181.52

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$214.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.81

Total project goal

$252.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$252.05

12 Donors

-$174.03

Donations toward project cost

-$153.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.67

Matching donations from our partners

-$71.64

Match offers toward project cost

-$60.89

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.39

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$0.00

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