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Ms. Moskowitz from New York NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Little Item Which Will Make a HUGE Difference!

My students need water bottle holders to allow more focus time on tasks and a lot less mess on desks with sweating water bottles!

  • $420 goal

This project expired on November 5, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I use to travel from room to room to teach, but next fall, I/m going to have my own classroom! However, this room is on the 4th floor of a 120 year old building and my room does not have air conditioning!

I have the wonderful job of teaching Social Studies (History & Geography) to about 400 students!

It is daunting teaching from 2nd through 6th grade (ages 7 to about 12 or 13, depending upon their circumstances). I'm looking forward to having lots of fun making this subject even more interesting and exciting. I teach in East Harlem and this is my 22nd year!

My Project

If you have a (frozen) water bottle at work, it sweats and drips all over the desk. Now picture a classroom in which up to 150 or so kids (come and go), sit and put their water bottle atop the desk. Any papers (notebooks) they place there will get water damage. I found a cool gadget that will keep water bottles out of the way (yet nearby for those oh-so-thirsty moments). It's a handy holder that attaches to chair or desk legs! As an added bonus, it prevents the bottles from constantly falling off the desks (usually hitting my feet as I wander by!). Since there isn't any air conditioning in my classroom, I have to allow students to bring in their water bottles into class. This gadget will certainly help all of us.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 400 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Water Bottle Holder (set of 4) • Really Good Stuff $35.99 8 $287.92

Materials cost

$287.92

Vendor shipping charges

$34.55

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$356.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.96

Total project goal

$419.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$419.75

1 Donor

-$209.88

Donations toward project cost

-$178.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.48

match offer

-$209.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$178.39

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.48

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$0.00

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