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  • $863 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Cole
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Breaking The Barriers With Technology

Help me give my students the technology they will need in college and give them the confidence to break barriers!!

My Students

All of my students participate in community service projects throughout the school year, these include blood drives, making food baskets for people in need at Thanksgiving, raking lawns for elderly community members, raising money for the local animal shelter and our largest community service project is called Santa's Helpers. My students sell raffle tickets to raise money to buy Christmas gifts for underprivileged children within our community. Many of my students have had their fair share of struggles themselves but they are the first ones to come up with great ideas to give back to the community. My students are such an inspiration!

My Project

Most of my students live well below the poverty level and will be first generation college students. I'm hoping to purchase the iPads to be raffled off at our Senior Night Closing Ceremony. I'm hoping this will lighten the financial burden for some families. My students have worked very hard to get where they are academically and these would be an amazing asset to them. Closing Ceremony is a celebration of the years achievements. During this ceremony we also celebrate all of our Seniors that are going to college, into the workforce or Military. This will send them off with confidence!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $330.00 2 $660.00

Materials cost

$660.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$33.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$732.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$129.34

Total project goal

$862.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$862.24

3 Donors

-$304.08

Donations toward project cost

-$258.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.61

match offer

-$558.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$474.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.72

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 52 students.

Project Activity

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