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

Art is for EVERYONE!

The cost of this proposal is $178, 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>.

  • $178 goal

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Teaching first grade in a low-income, Latino community has its challenges. As a retired classical flutist, one of the most depressing aspects to witness is my student's lack of exposure to the fine arts. Even though I often play my flute for them, and show them educational videos on the fine arts and also lead them in artistically-based projects, my kids deserve to experience the amazing visual arts of their fair city, Chicago. Because most of the parent population is pre-occupied with work, other children and less than appealing personal problems, my kids are fine arts-ignorant. Please help me take them to see some of the incredible art at the famous Art Institute of Chicago. They offer kid-friendly tours led by very knowledgeable docents. There is no admission/tour fee for the museum but, unfortunately, students have to share the burden of paying for their own bus transportation. I am uncomfortable asking my future first graders to pay for the bus. The fine arts are for everyone; not just those who can afford it!

Ms. Affatato
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Destination Partipants Total
Art Institute of Chicago on Michigan Ave.
(the bus fee of $125 for one bus)
30 students, 1 teacher and 4 chaperones $125.00

Trip cost

$125.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$145.55

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.95

Total project goal

$177.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$177.50

1 Donor

-$167.38

Donations toward project cost

-$146.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.67

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$0.00

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