You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mr. Velez from Chicago IL is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Boombox Needed

Help me give my students hear and learn folkloric dance for our international night celebration.

  • $442 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school serves five hundred seventy-five students in grades K-8th. Over 90% of our students are low-income. We have a great representation of different linguistic and diverse cultures. Most of our students are able to overcome many challenges and strive for high academic success. Our students are active learners who enjoy fine arts, music, dance and drama classes. This year I will volunteering to teach folkloric dance to a group of very talented and motivated 10-12 students and I will need your help to accomplish my task.

My Project

Our folk dance group of students need your help. I am volunteering to teach folk dance to a group of 10-12 students and since we are going to be practicing at various locations in our school building, we are in need of a reliable wireless boombox speaker for us to practice our dancing steps. There will be days that we might have to practice at our school gym, hallways, library and a Bluetooth reliable speaker will make things easier for us. The Bluetooth speaker will allow me to stream the audio straight from my cell phone and stop and resume the audio as needed without the need to physically access the boombox.

Mr. Velez
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mr. Velez is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JBL Boombox - speaker - for portable use - wireless • Best Buy Education $340.29 1 $340.29

Materials cost

$340.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$375.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$66.25

Total project goal

$441.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$441.64

1 Donor

-$234.81

Donations toward project cost

-$199.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.22

match offer

-$206.83

Match offer toward project cost

-$175.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.02

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Chicago","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[264341],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3792449,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/boombox-needed/3792449/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":12,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Velez","authorIds":{"264341":{"owner":"Mr. Velez","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3792449],"proposalHash":"1604235001","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp264341_orig.jpg?crop=562,562,x0,y0&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1580583891426","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":164945,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjA2MzgwMw==","MjY0MzQx"],"teacherId":264341,"schoolCounty":"Cook","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IL","name":"Illinois"}}