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Mr. Jefferson from Seattle WA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Potters Wheel Can Change Lives!

My students need a potters wheel to help inspire their creativity.

  • $2,193 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are some of the most amazing young people on this planet. However, many come to school uninterested in the institution of school. I have found that the arts and ceramics in particular can be the hook that gets young people excited about school. "Art is the hammer that shapes our reality."

Many of my students come from extreme poverty.

My students come from a diverse background. I have found that once my students are given a chance and a hook that gets them involved, they can do anything.

My Project

Your donation will be used to purchase a potters wheel for the ceramics classroom. We need several wheels to accommodate the large number of student that the ceramics studio serves. Working with clay and in particular the potters wheel can be instrumental in capturing young people's imagination and excitement.

Your donation will help to change a young person's life for the better.

Just think how powerful an experience on the potters wheel can be for a student. It can be the motivation that captures a young persons mind and propels them to greatness. Art is the hammer which shapes our reality.

Mr. Jefferson
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
30040-1001-Shimpo VL-Whisper Potters Wheel • Blick Art Materials $1,410.00 1 $1,410.00
surcharge • Blick Art Materials $115.00 1 $115.00

Materials cost

$1,525.00

Vendor shipping charges

$152.50

State sales tax

$133.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$22.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,863.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$328.91

Total project goal

$2,192.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,192.73

3 Donors

-$2,156.73

Donations toward project cost

-$1,833.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$323.51

match offer

-$36.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$30.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.40

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$0.00

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