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Mr. Levy from Camden NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Night to Remember

My students need chocolate for a chocolate fountain, drink mixes, soda, Eiffel Tower Key Chains and lantern decorations for our Junior Prom.

  • $217 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Remember reading that first book that helped you develop a love of reading? Do you remember those integrated art lessons during math or history class?

My students are from one of the poorest and most violent cities in the country.

Every day they strive to broaden their horizons and reach for the stars. For many, school is the only safe haven they know. I work to teach them that there is a bigger world out there than the one they see every day, that they matter, and that they will always have a safe place to explore the world around them in our classroom.

My Project

Our school is the poorest and one of the most dangerous cities in the U.S. School is typically the only safe haven these kids know. Our schools, for a variety of reasons, lack the resources to provide these amazing kids with the education they deserve. You're giving them the opportunity to dream of a better future. These kids have never experienced the excitement of a prom. Their parents have never seen their kids' faces as they are preparing for this big moment in their young lives. This is something that takes place in every community across our country and last year because of the support of donors on DonorsChoose, we were able to have our first junior prom. This year we want this class of juniors to experience the prom, too. My students need items such as the soda, drink mixes, chocolate for a chocolate fountain and Eiffel Tower Decorations to make junior prom a special night for these amazing kids. These kids just deserve a night where they can leave behind their stressful existences growing up in a place where the monsters are real and violence is commonplace. That's why I want to make this junior prom special. Last year was the first year we have had a junior prom. This year I want to make the prom even better than before. We hold the junior prom in our gym due to financial issues. However, I want to truly transform the gym in such a way that the kids can't tell they are in the gym. We are raising money to purchase these items above.

Mr. Levy
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 900 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Vela Lanterns Mid-Size Table/Hanging Glass Hexagon Moroccan Candle Lantern Holders - Light Cream • Amazon Business $15.88 4 $63.52
Outus 15 Pieces Eiffel Tower Keyring Retro Adornment French Souvenirs Keychains (Silver) • Amazon Business $8.99 5 $44.95
Kool Aid Tropical Punch 34 Quarts Worth or Powder 5 lbs • Amazon Business $16.73 1 $16.73
Wilton Chocolate Pro Fountain & Fondue Chocolate Wafers, 2 Pounds • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
IZZE Sparkling Juice, 4 Flavor Variety Pack, 8.4 oz Cans, 24 Count • Amazon Business $13.24 1 $13.24

Materials cost

$151.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.21

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.51

Total project goal

$216.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.72

2 Donors

-$100.42

Donations toward project cost

-$98.86

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.56

match offer

-$100.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$85.35

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.06

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.89

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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