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Mrs. Rudnicki Samson from Chicago IL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ambiance Is Everything

My students need fluorescent light filters and lap desks to create a more welcoming classroom environment.

  • $187 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In a neighborhood where violence is an everyday part of life, school becomes so much more than just a place to learn. The students in my classroom recognize the value of an education as a means to a positive future and, hopefully, someday a safer community, as well.

Our students are English Language Learners in an urban neighborhood.

School is their safe haven and a place where they can focus on a positive future. They are eager to learn and take pride in the investment of others in their education.

My Project

Imagine living in a neighborhood where gun violence is an everyday presence in your life. When school is your safe space, your comfort zone, it is vital that the space be as inviting as possible. These light filters create an environment that is warm, inviting, and creates a more positive space. The lap desks help to create flexible seating options. The students have been through a lot this year with turmoil and violence in the neighborhood. We are trying to go above beyond this year to make school a place that every student knows they are welcome and safe. The warm glow of these filters will go a long way in helping to make all of this possible.

Mrs. Rudnicki Samson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Red • Amazon Business $25.00 2 $50.00
Educational Insights Light Filters For Every Season • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Educational Insights Fluorescent Light Filters (Tranquil Blue), Set of 4 • Amazon Business $26.28 1 $26.28

Materials cost

$126.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.89

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$158.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.91

Total project goal

$186.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$186.06

1 Donor

-$186.06

Donations toward project cost

-$158.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.91

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$0.00

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