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Ms. Ryan from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Beating the Heat: Fans to Keep Learning Cool

My students need fans to beat the heat in our old and hot classroom.

  • $179 goal

This project expired on July 27, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Do we have to leave?" Our students are funny, compassionate, and imaginative children that enjoy exploring new skills and developing their literacy skills. They attend an elementary school in the Kensington section of Northern Philadelphia.

The room buzzes throughout the day as they laugh, sing, and share with their peers.

They are a thoughtful, loving, and hardworking bunch, excited to learn and grow. While they are motivated by their dreams and engaged by the opportunities presented to them, due to economic challenges within the community, school, and district, our resources are limited. As their teacher, I struggle to provide sufficient and enriching supplies that will support holistic learning. However, at our school, we are resourceful and do with what we have, but our students deserve and require more.

My Project

During the late Spring, summer months, and long into Fall our classroom gets really hot and stuffy. The environment is unbearable without quality fans and airflow in the classroom. We are using two fans that we have salvaged, but given their condition, they do not provide much solace during the extreme heat.

In order to promote and maintain student success, the classroom needs to be a comfortable setting.

Imagine how difficult it is for our students to focus and actively engage in sweltering heat. By providing these fans, their presence will help reduce physical discomfort in the classroom for both students and teachers.

Ms. Ryan
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Vornado 630 Mid-Size Whole Room Air Circulator Fan • Amazon Business $61.88 1 $61.88
Lasko Wind Curve Fan with Fresh Air Ionizer, 42-Inch, Silver (2551) • Amazon Business $57.92 1 $57.92

Materials cost

$119.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.75

Total project goal

$178.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.35

1 Donor

-$178.35

Donations toward project cost

-$151.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.75

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$0.00

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