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Ms. McCarthy from Chicago IL is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Trip to the Theater

The cost 35 tickets to see The Bluest Eye is $228, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $240 goal

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My students have typically never attended a live theater performance. This year the Steppenwolf Theatre is performing The Bluest Eye and forty of my high school students have voluntarily read the book with hopes of attending the performance. My students are studying psychology and jumped at the chance to read a book that I recommended and introduced in class. The students typically come from low-income homes and have overcome many obstacles to successfully make it this far in their education. They are close to graduation and I would love to offer this experience in their city to them. I have attended a reading of the script and believe the play will benefit the students in many ways. They will see a live performance and acquire a better understanding of the work of Toni Morrison. An opportunity like this affects students in ways untold. Thank you for considering our project.

Ms. McCarthy
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Destination Partipants Total
Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago
(theater tickets to see &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot;The Bluest Eye&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;quot;)
35 students and 3 teachers $175.00

Trip cost

$175.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$196.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.20

Total project goal

$240.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$240.00

1 Donor

-$226.32

Donations toward project cost

-$197.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.32

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.92

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$0.00

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