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Ms. M. from San Francisco CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bring Blankets to Youth a Juvenile Jail

Help me give my students warm blankets so they are warm at night.

  • $719 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are incarcerated in a juvenile jail 24 hours a day where they live in tiny cells. Many of my students come from poverty and have experienced trauma or community violence of some kind. Students have struggled with education and often come to the institution having dropped out of school. Up to fifty percent of our population is classified as Special Education and require services for disabilities.

Despite their often challenging circumstances, my students are resilient, brilliant youth who are working hard to transform their lives.

I am lucky enough to be their English teacher and want to give them opportunities to master tools that will help them to empower and rehabilitate themselves.

My Project

My students are incarcerated in three separate housing units. One of the units was lucky enough to receive blankets from another DonorsChoose project and the students have requested blankets for the other units as well.

My students are cold at night with the blankets that the juvenile jail provides, and they need to keep warm so they are able to learn and be at their best in school.

My students are facing a lot of stress during their detention. They are generally bright, hard-working youth who are working through a challenging period in their lives. Please help me help my students.

Ms. M.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Blue Color Pure 100% Cotton Thermal Hospital/Home Blanket - Twin Size • Amazon Business $20.99 25 $524.75

Materials cost

$524.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$48.01

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$610.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$107.76

Total project goal

$718.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$718.39

1 Donor

-$143.68

Donations toward project cost

-$122.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.55

match offer

-$574.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$488.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.21

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$0.00

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