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  • $460 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Lutes
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 15 donors
  • $0 still needed

A Special Perspective

My students need a classroom set of digital cameras to use when working on writing and language development.

My Students

"Child, you have to learn to see things in the right proportions. Learn to see great things great and small things small."~Corrie Ten Boom~ The children we teach see things in a different way then we do. Help others to understand their perspective of the world. Give them a way to record theirs.

Our students have various disabilities that present different challenges for each individual.

They are ages 14-21 years old. The program is focused on independent living and work readiness. Our school is an alternative school in rural Idaho. We are in a community that is economically depressed and have limited funding for the program.

My Project

Our students learn best by having visuals to work with. If our kids had access to digital cameras they would be able to take pictures that they need for story starters. They would also be able to use the cameras to make video diaries and picture schedules. The cameras would give them a way to record and share events throughout their day. Please help us give the students these tools.

Having these cameras will make a great impact in visual learning for my students.

You can make a difference by putting tools into the hands of students that would otherwise not have the opportunity to interact with this type of technology. They are worth the investment that will help others see through their eyes.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Vivitar 8MP Dig Camera Black • Best Buy for Business $44.99 2 $89.98
Vivitar - VT027 12.1-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black • Best Buy for Business $44.33 2 $88.66
Vivitar - VX024 10.1-Megapixel Digital Camera - Silver • Best Buy for Business $38.33 2 $76.66
Vivitar - V5119 5.1-Megapixel Digital Camera - White • Best Buy for Business $23.87 2 $47.74
Vivitar - 7.0-Megapixel Digital Camera - Black • Best Buy for Business $39.99 1 $39.99

Materials cost

$343.03

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$390.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.86

Total project goal

$459.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$459.04

14 Donors

-$364.74

Donations toward project cost

-$334.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.81

match offer

-$65.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$29.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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15 donors15 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

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