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Ms. H. from Chicago IL is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Checkmate!

The cost of 12 wooden chess sets is $244, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $244 goal

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I am a second grade teacher at Benjamin E. Mays Academy on the south-side of Chicago. Mays is a Title I school with more than 90% of the students receiving free lunch. This year for the first time another teacher and I have started a Chess club for grades 1-6. We hope that this club will not only be a fun and safe place to be after school, but also teach our students valuable skills. We hope that by learning the game of Chess our students will increase their critical thinking and problem solving abilities. We currently have 2 Chess sets that 25 students share. In order to really teach each student the rules and moves of the game we would like 12 Chess sets. We know that by teaching our students Chess, they will become confident in the classroom as well as in life.

Ms. H.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHESS SET, WOODEN • Nasco $13.50 12 $162.00

Materials cost

$162.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$199.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.88

Total project goal

$243.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$243.76

1 Donor

-$229.86

Donations toward project cost

-$200.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.86

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.04

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$0.00

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