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Ms. Sammartino from Leland NC is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bright Lights No More!

My students need light filters and flexible seating to help with sensory input!

  • $266 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have a great group of 6 middle school boys and girls who not only have 6 very different personalities, but also a variety of disabilities. They are creative, determined, and over-all an amazing group of students. They work hard every single day to achieve new heights in academics and social skills.

My students inspire me everyday to be the best teacher for them and to learn new skills in order to better provide instruction for their variety of needs.

My Project

These light filters will not only ease the impact of the harsh, bright light on the students eyes, they also function in lowering the sensory input from the bright lights. Students are able to focus without the light giving headaches and the constant eye strain that comes with working under florescent lighting.

Instead of turning all the lights off, the filters will allow us to leave the lights on to see and work while reducing the impact from the lights.

The flexible seating will allow students to be more comfortable while working independently, taking a brain break, and reading during free time.

Ms. Sammartino
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fluorescent Light Filters (Whisper White) Set Of 4 • AKJ Education $25.54 5 $127.70
BEANBAG CHAIR ADULT SIZE - SELECT COLOR • School Specialty $46.87 1 $46.87
OPTION CLASS - BROWN SALES BEANBAG COLOR CHOICES • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
BLACK (BK) - BROWN SALES • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$174.57

Vendor shipping charges

$4.69

State sales tax

$13.62

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$225.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.79

Total project goal

$265.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$265.29

4 Donors

-$175.00

Donations toward project cost

-$148.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

match offer

-$90.29

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.54

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$0.00

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