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Ms. McCray from Stone Mountain GA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Snow Ball of a Lifetime!

Help me give my students an LED blossom tree, a fog machine, string lights, cups, icing and other materials for an experience to create beautiful memories and family fellowship!

  • $996 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a 4th grade teacher at a Title I school where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch. Most of them are limited in experiences due to their financial circumstances. I often have students who lack creativity and language because they have often seen little beyond their home zip codes.

As a reading and writing teacher, I love opening their eyes, hearts, and minds to a world that is beyond their seats.

I want them to have fun while learning, and to understand that school is more than just a place for lectures. I would like to help create loving, educational memories for them from the safety of their school. In the wake of low parental involvement and attendance issues, I would like to help create a space where the students and their families are excited to come.

My Project

This event will give our students a chance to escape their normal lives and enter a Winter Wonderland! Being in the South, some of our students and family members have never seen snow and miss out on the chance to dress in beautiful dresses and wear bow ties!

We are entering the season in which we celebrate holidays, as well as the stark beauty of winter.

We will use the lights and trees to create a forest feel. Cotton will cover the stage and tables to look like blankets of snow. The fog machine will give the magical sensibility to enhance the imagination of our students and community members. Having a cookie decorating station to add to the festivities will be another nice touch to the evening.

Ms. McCray
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lightshare LED Blossom Tree,6 of Pack,6-Feet, Warm White • Amazon Business $219.99 1 $219.99
Halloween Fog Machine - Fansteck Professional Wireless Remote Control Portable Smoke Machine for Holidays Parties Weddings - Quick Generation of Huge Fog 2000 CFM, with Fuse Protection - Metal Black • Amazon Business $49.99 2 $99.98
Holiday Joy - Clear White Mini String Lights on White Wire for Christmas Tree Lights - Indoor/Outdoor (100 Lights) • Amazon Business $8.99 10 $89.90
Wilton 704-0141 Cookie Icing, White • Amazon Business $3.99 20 $79.80
Cupture Insulated Wine Tumbler Cup With Drink-Through Lid - 10 oz, 8 Pack • Amazon Business $24.99 3 $74.97
Snowflake Projector Light, YINLEE Led Christmas Lights Snow Falling Lights Indoor Halloween Outdoor Landscape Lighting Patio Garden Waterproof Lamp with Remote Control • Amazon Business $23.99 2 $47.98
Treasures Gifted Metallic Pearl White Latex Balloons 100 Pack Premium Quality Bouquet for Arch Column Stand School Wedding Baby Shower Birthday Independence Day Party Decorations • Amazon Business $11.49 3 $34.47
Wilton 710-4065 Rainbow Nonpareils Food Decorative, 7.5-Ounce • Amazon Business $3.57 9 $32.13
Wilton Nonpareils 6 Mix Sprinkle Assortment • Amazon Business $3.57 9 $32.13
Cotton Coil 100% Pure, 40 Feet Per Bag, (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $8.97 3 $26.91
FogWorx Extreme High Density Fog Juice - Long Lasting, High Output, Odorless Water Based Fog Machine Fluid - 1 Quart, 32 ounces for 400 Watt to 1500 Watt Machines • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$753.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$51.97

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$846.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.39

Total project goal

$995.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$995.91

1 Donor

-$424.39

Donations toward project cost

-$424.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$496.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$422.13

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.49

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$74.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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