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Ms. Castle from Tuolumne CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Room Drying Rack

Help me give my students a high quality drying rack to safely store their in-progress artworks.

  • $2,097 goal

This project expired on April 1, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My Art classroom serves about 160 9-12th grade students at a campus that is shared by a public high school and visual and performing arts charter school. The school draws students from diverse backgrounds all over our rural county in the beautiful Sierra foothills of California.

Many of my students come from middle to low-income families.

My students take pride in their elective choices and love being able to express themselves through art. Every day, I am inspired by their resiliency and creative energy. They deserve high quality tools and materials to work with.

My Project

The art students in Beginning and Advanced Art are consistently creating work in a variety of media. All 160 students currently share a very limited amount of drying space on 2 small, bent drying racks. This can lead to projects overlapping, sliding in to one another, and being damaged throughout the drying process.

This new drying rack system will allow my students to properly store their in-progress artworks.

The rack provides enough space for this large community of student artists to store their work without overlapping or sliding. This will allow student artists to maintain a higher quality of presentation in projects and encourage them to take pride in the results of their hard work.

Ms. Castle
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 190 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
51305-1004 - Gran Adell Junior Size Multi-Racks - 22" x 32" Tray, 40 Trays • Blick Art Materials $1,493.00 1 $1,493.00

Materials cost

$1,493.00

Vendor shipping charges

$100.00

State sales tax

$136.61

3rd party payment processing fee

$22.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,782.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$314.47

Total project goal

$2,096.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,096.48

12 Donors

-$2,002.77

Donations toward project cost

-$1,765.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$237.76

match offer

-$20.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$17.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$73.71

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$0.00

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

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