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Mrs. Townsend from Homestead FL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Publishing Seniors

Help me give my students a printer, binding machine and other tools to publish their own books and personalized agendas.

  • $552 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are driven, eager, and excited about school. Many of them look forward to coming to school because they are surrounded by people who love and care for them.

The majority of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch at our Title I school.

Many of their parents work more than one job just to make ends meet. Some of our students are homeless and have no access to basic needs, let alone technology. Some students only spend a few hours with their parents each day. Therefore, I try my best to make my classroom as comforting as possible!

We need our students to be ready for college and their future careers. Without access to technology, they will be left far behind.

My Project

My students have come a long way. They have traveled across countries with their families to make a better life for themselves. Many of these students have learned English within the past few years and have had to pass the same state tests in order to graduate as the other students native to America.

I want to give these students a way to tell their story of overcoming obstacles and publish it themselves.

I want them to be proud of their cultural history and proud of their families for going through hardships to make a better life for them. I believe this will give them something else to be proud of and to hand it down to their children as a legacy.

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

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother Inkjet Printer, MFCJ6945DW, INKvestment Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer with Wireless, Duplex Printing and Up to 1-Year of Ink in-Box, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled • Amazon Business $322.47 1 $322.47
Fellowes Star+ 5006501 Comb Binding Machine, 150 Sheet Capacity • Staples Advantage $66.54 1 $66.54
Hammermill Paper, Tidal Copy Paper, 8.5 x 11 Paper, Letter Size, 20lb Paper, 92 Bright, Express Pack / 2,500 Sheets NO REAM WRAP (163120C) Acid Free Paper • Amazon Business $28.98 1 $28.98
Fellowes Plastic Comb Binding Spine, 90 Sheets, 100/Pack (52326) • Staples Advantage $6.43 1 $6.43
Staples Comb Plastic Binding Spine, 55 Sheets, 100/Pack (17461) • Staples Advantage $4.28 1 $4.28
Fellowes Plastic Comb Binding Spine, 40 Sheets, 100/Pack (52507) • Staples Advantage $3.98 1 $3.98

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