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Mrs. Mahar from Rensselaer NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Time to Remember 2020

Help me give my students a memory tree to mark this time in history.

  • $212 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our 5th graders are amazing mentors and buddies to the Kindergarten students. They are beautiful role models for the younger children. During remote learning 2020 they have all been strong. This is their last year in elementary school.

My Project

My 5th-grade students are experiencing history during this extraordinary time. I want to use this unprecedented time for a writing assignment called a Memoir of Today & Tomorrow.

We are requesting a magnolia tree, paper, envelopes and small wood storage trunk.

As a social event, celebrating school community, friends, and perseverance, we will have a tree-planting ceremony on school grounds. The planting of a spring blossoming tree, a ground plaque, and a time capsule with our written memoirs will mark this time in history. We will regather seven years from this school year when the fifth graders graduate from high school in 2027 to open the time capsule and remember a time when we all had resilience.

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Magnolia X 'Butterflies' (Magnolia) Tree, yellow flowers, #3 - Size Container • Amazon Business $63.82 1 $63.82
SLPR Alexander Wooden Storage Trunk | Decorative Small Wooden Chest with Lid • Amazon Business $34.65 1 $34.65
OFNMY 5 Sets of Vintage Stationary Paper + Envelopes, Writing Stationery Paper Letter Set - 20 sheets of vintage letter papers, 10 envelopes, 10 hemp ropes, 10 classic Key, 10 sealing stickers • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Vintage Paper and Envelopes - 60 Sheets of Antique Looking Papers & 60 Antique Style Envelopes -Classic Aged Paper Design, 6 Unique Design- Vintage Printing paper, Vintage Writing Paper, 8.5 x 11 inch • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Best of Summer Stationery: A Correspondence Kit • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49

Materials cost

$147.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$180.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.79

Total project goal

$211.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$211.93

1 Donor

-$211.93

Donations toward project cost

-$180.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.79

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$0.00

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