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Mr. B
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

A Penny Spar'd is Twice Got - Becoming Financially Literate

My students need a Kindle Fire HD with protective case, plan and screen to access financial books and apps that will help them become financially literate.

My Students

Don't you wish there was someone who "really" taught you how important it is to save for that "rainy day". Through financial literacy, I want my students to be aware that money you save is more valuable than money that you spend right away.

My students attend a high school in the inner city of Los Angeles.

They are faced with extreme obstacles, both on the campus and off, but they have a desire to make something of themselves. I want them to be able to find the miens to finance their education, never having to limit their future because of a lack of funds. Becoming financially literate is how they can learn what becoming financially independent is all about.

My Project

With the Kindle Fire HD (and protective plan, case and screen just in case!), I hope to be able to share financial literature with my students that they will be able to read and learn the importance of financial responsibility. The e-reader is a great way to get students engaged with reading as it will also allow us to access financial apps which will help them learn what it means to budget their money so that they can protect their credit score. I also want them to learn the value of keeping a budget (YNAB) and realize that there are ways to finance college. A lack of funds is no excuse for them to not make their educational dreams a reality.

Your heartfelt donation will make a difference in the lives of my students.

It might seem like a small thing, but your donation provides us with the electronic resources that will help my students become financially literate. Thank you!

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amazon - Kindle Fire HD - 7&quot display with 16GB Memory - Black • Best Buy $199.99 1 $199.99
3YR W / ADH E-READER Commercial Geek Squad Protection • Best Buy $74.99 1 $74.99
Amazon - Standing Case for Kindle Fire HD 7' - Onyx Black • Best Buy $34.01 1 $34.01
ZAGG - InvisibleSHIELD for Kindle Fire HD 7' • Best Buy $10.29 1 $10.29

Materials cost

$319.28

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$29.21

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$395.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.76

Total project goal

$465.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$465.04

1 Donor

-$465.04

Donations toward project cost

-$395.28

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.76

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$0.00

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This project will reach 100 students.

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