You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Raghunath from New York NY is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cases to Protect Our Digital Tools

My students need iPad cases to keep these digital devices safe in our classroom.

  • $752 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a first grade class in a school in Washington Heights in New York City. I am the general education teacher in a co-teaching classroom with 28 students.

Ninety percent of my school receives free lunch, meaning they are living below the poverty line.

But despite this, they come ready to learn each and every day!

My students are always looking for new learning opportunities and jumping at the chance to grow as individuals. First grade is a huge growth year in academics, as well as in every aspect of life. This class is also starting to grow in independence, and we need tools to help us do so.

My Project

The cases in this project will be used on the iPads that we currently have in the classroom. This will help them stay more protected; then, they, currently, are in the classroom. The iPads, currently, have the rubber cases that only cover the back of them. This makes the iPad screens very vulnerable when they are in the cart, being used, and being carried by students.

These cases will also be great for making the the iPads more interactive and engaging for the students.

I know, how can iPads get more engaging?! But, the current cases do not allow for students to prop the iPad up for the students to better see and manipulate the iPad. Our students are constantly trying to lean them against things or other students' iPads, although we tell them not to because it is not stable enough for the iPads to stand that way. These new cases would allow the students to prop up the iPads.

Mrs. Raghunath
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Raghunath is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Speck - Balance Folio Protective Case for Apple iPad, 9.7'iPad Pro, iPad Air and iPad Air 2 - Charcoal gray/storm gray • Best Buy Education $20.00 30 $600.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


1 Donor


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3612552],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3137161,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":28,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Raghunath","authorIds":{"3612552":{"owner":"Mrs. Raghunath","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3137161],"proposalHash":"1012651893","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20785118,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTIzNDM4NQ=="],"teacherId":3612552,"schoolCounty":"New York (Manhattan)","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}