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Mrs. Ornelas from Gardena CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Laminating Machine

Help me give my students a laminating machine so I can enhance their instruction by preserving and recycling class posters, charts, rubrics, vocabulary cards, as well as student created projects.

  • $179 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first graders are highly enthusiastic, they are hard-working and creative individuals. Many come from low-income households but despite their hardships they come to class eager and ready to learn. They are currently in need of supplies and classroom resources that our school is unable to provide.

My students have faced many challenges during the pandemic, yet they have proven to be resilient through these tough times.

I truly care about them and I want them to have a successful learning experience.

My Project

I am requesting a laminating machine and pouches to use in our classroom. Laminating my students' work helps me save paper and at the same time I am teaching my students to reuse, reduce, and recycle. Each year I spend lots of time creating posters, rubrics, and other visual aids that support my students' learning. The laminating machine would save us precious instructional time. I will use the laminating machine to create word cards and reading passages that will allow my students to read, write, and trace. The durable plastic film will keep my students active and engaged. They will have numerous opportunities to write on top of the sheets. We will also use the laminating machine to share poems and art projects that students can take home.

Parents will keep these mementos and cherished them for the years to come!

My students and I look forward to getting this project fully funded. I know my students will benefit from having a laminating machine that will enhance daily instruction as well as keep us proactive in regards to saving paper. We thank you in advance and hope you can donate to our project.

Mrs. Ornelas
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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 24 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Laminator Machine, BONSEN 13 Inches Laminator with 50 Laminating Pouches, 4 in 1 Thermal Laminator with Paper Trimmer and Corner Rounder, A3 Hot Cold Lamination Machine for Home School Office (L3103) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 200-Pack, 8.9 x 11.4 Inches, Letter Size Sheets, Clear, 3-Mil (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $25.29 1 $25.29
Royal Sovereign 3 Mil Thermal Laminating Pouches, 100 Pack, Menu Size, 18" x 12" x 0.6" Inches, Clear Gloss (RF03MENU0100) • Amazon Business $24.68 1 $24.68

Materials cost

$109.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$10.06

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.77

Total project goal

$178.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.44

2 Donors

-$59.48

Donations toward project cost

-$50.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.92

match offer

-$118.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$101.11

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.84

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$0.00

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