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  • $3,891 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. D'Amato
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 17 donors
  • $0 still needed

A Real Life Night At The Museum!

My students need to experience the thrill of a lifetime by having a sleepover at the American Museum of Natural History!

I teach 3rd grade in Brooklyn. All of my students receive free school lunch.

Going on a "museum quest", watching the "Dinosaurs Alive" Imax film, embarking upon a "flashlight adventure", sleeping under the giant blue whale... Can you think of anything better for an eager group of 3rd graders? Just like the movie, "Night At The Museum", students can really spend a night at the amazing American Museum of Natural History through the institution's "A Night At The Museum" program. This is an adventure that many dream about, and few actually get to experience. Why not make this dream a reality for 20 thrill-seeking third graders?

Like many once in a lifetime experiences, spending a night at the American Museum of Natural History comes at a steep price. This trip will simply not be possible without the support of generous donors. My students' families work hard to provide for their kids, but simply cannot afford this enriching experience.

What are your fondest childhood memories? I know that my students would always cherish their memories of a sleepover at The Museum of Natural History. Your donation will provide the experience of a lifetime, and inspire my students to possibly become paleontologists, museum curators, scientists, teachers, astronomers, and who knows what else! Just because my students live in a low-income area does not mean that they don't have the same interest in learning as other kids throughout the city. The positive impact that your donation could make is without limit. Thank you for your consideration, and for your interest in the success of our children.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Destination Partipants Total
American Museum of Natural History
(Students will have a sleepover at the Museum of Natural History.)
20 students and 4 adult chaperones $3,096.00

Trip cost

$3,096.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$77.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$3,190.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$700.24

Total project goal

$3,890.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$3,890.24

16 Donors

-$1,876.44

Donations toward project cost

-$1,594.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$281.47

match offer

-$1,876.51

Match offer toward project cost

-$1,538.74

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$337.77

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$68.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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17 donors17 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Wachovia Foundation and 16 other donors.

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