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Ms. Martin from Inglewood CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Campus Beautification Equals Pride, Teamwork, and Saving the Planet!

Help me give my students start a recycling program by providing three recycling trash cans that will be placed around the school.

  • $566 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in Inglewood, CA, an area made famous by 1990's rappers, the Showtime Lakers and now the Los Angeles Rams and LA Chargers. Even though the city is famous, the school is rundown. Even though the neighborhood has a tough exterior, my students are kind, respectful and hard workers. They have been not been afforded the same quality of education as in other school districts. Yet they thrive and have set high standards for themselves.

Their school is over 100 years old and their library has been unused for seven years.

I have recently been hired as their school librarian with the honor of teaching two English classes. They students strong work ethic, with little resources to succeed, make them unique to their community. Some travel to and from South Central Los Angeles on the bus to get to school, arriving late or missing class because of the danger involved.

However, many of my students strive by taking classes through a local community college, receiving college credit ahead of the peers that live in more affluent neighborhoods.

My Project

Trash cans seem like a simple request. With a school-wide recycling program utilizing the Safco Recycling Trash Cans, our hope is twofold! We want to eliminate throwing away recyclable materials and we want to raise enough money to purchase Chromebooks. We will use the trash cans around the school to recycle bottles and cans. This will beautiful the school and raise campus awareness to the needs of our school community.

The difference in my students learning will increase by tenfold.

Currently, they have a spotty school internet, Chromebooks that only work for half of the class and there are no Chrome books at all in the library. This purchase will enable them to be ready for college and the workplace.

Ms. Martin
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Tall Round Recycling Receptacle Powder-Coated Steel Trash Can with no Lid, Blue, 20 gal. (9632BU) • Staples Advantage $109.99 3 $329.97
Rubbermaid Slim Jim Indoor Trash Can w/ No Lid, Black, 23 Gal. (FG354060BLA) • Staples Advantage $77.39 1 $77.39

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