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Mrs. Pettorini from Axtell TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bright Lights and Bright Ideas!

Help me give my students more of a chance to succeed by lighting up their work spaces with individual clamp on desk lamps.

  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative and ambitious kids at a small, low income school. They are mostly athletes that work hard on the field and in the classrooms. They may struggle at times, but are resilient.

Most of my students have never taken an art class before, yet are very talented when challenged correctly.

They are stepping out of their comfort zones to learn to express themselves in very visual ways. Their willingness to explore other forms of expression off of the field or court, shows their determination to succeed.

My Project

My students will be able to use the clip-on desk lamps to add illumination to their work spaces. We are moving into a new room for our art studio and many of the students will be facing the wall on prehung countertops. This setup means that shadows will be cast onto the students' work areas from their bodies blocking the ceiling lights.

The desk lamps will be placed in a location that will allow my students to arrange the light on their projects however they need to to create their art masterpieces.

Offering a desk lamp to each student will allow them to individually set the lighting for their workspace aiding them in the creative process.

Mrs. Pettorini
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CeSunlight Clamp Desk Lamp, Clip on Reading Light, 3000-6500K Adjustable Color Temperature, 6 Illumination Modes, 10 Led Beads, AC Adapter and USB Cord Included (Black) • Amazon Business $14.99 20 $299.80

Materials cost

$299.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.99

Total project goal

$393.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.29

3 Donors

-$272.28

Donations toward project cost

-$231.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.83

match offer

-$121.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.15

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$0.00

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