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Mrs. Martinez-Mitchell from Phoenix AZ is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bills, Bills and More Bills!

Help me give my students a fun and memorable budgeting experience to prepare them for life after high school!

  • $299 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My high school is a Title 1 school and many of my students are at or below the poverty line limits. My seniors come to me with many math deficiencies and usually with a strong dislike for the subject matter. It is because of this that I try to incorporate as many hands on projects and activities as I can.

These projects sometimes require materials that the students cannot afford to buy because their parents do not have money to spare.

My Project

For the first time in their high school career my students are being exposed to a financial literacy unit in a math class. Many are clueless about how bills and budgeting work in the real world. I would like to introduce the unit by having them play this budgeting game to get a sense of how difficult life can get without a financial plan.

Even though some of my students already have jobs, they still do not know how to manage the money they make.

They work out of necessity to contribute to the household income and haven't had the opportunity to experience anything other than need-based financial decision making.

Mrs. Martinez-Mitchell
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Budget Game • Nasco $20.95 9 $188.55

Materials cost

$188.55

Vendor shipping charges

$18.86

State sales tax

$13.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$253.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.77

Total project goal

$298.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$298.49

5 Donors

-$153.20

Donations toward project cost

-$130.22

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.98

match offer

-$145.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$123.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.79

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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