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Mrs. Lane from Fremont NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Chicken Coop For Our Chickadees

My students need an incubator, heat lamp, and chicken coop for our classroom project.

  • $532 goal

This project expired on August 31, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is located in a rural town. We have about 300 students total in the school. There are currently 11 students in my classroom, all of whom receive special education services for a variety of disabilities including autism and intellectual deficits.

My students crave responsibility and sense of pride and having this project funded would mean the world to my students.

It would offer them real world examples of responsibility and independence. It would help me teach them so much about vocations, life-cycles, responsibility, and caring for others.

My Project

Our students began hatching chickens this year. Unfortunately, we had to return the chicks not long after they hatched so we were unable to see the full life-cycle unfold. We would like to continue raising the chickens so that we can see the life-cycle in full view as well as build responsibility and independence in vocational skills. We need an incubator to hatch the eggs, a tub to keep the chicks, and a coop to keep the hens and eggs. We will be collecting eggs and selling them make up for the cost of the chickens. Your donations would go towards the coop and other startup costs including: feed, incubator, and a heat lamp.

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

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 11 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Neocraft 51004 Medium Chicken Coop • Amazon Business $199.99 1 $199.99
Farm Innovators Model 4250 Digital Circulated Air Incubator with Automatic Egg Turner • Amazon Business $130.60 1 $130.60
Manna Pro Fresh Flakes Poultry Bedding, 12-Pounds • Amazon Business $24.02 1 $24.02
RentACoop Chick Feeder and Waterer Set • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Simple Deluxe Clamp Lamp Light with 8.5 Inch Aluminum Reflector up to 60 Watt E26 (no Bulb Included) 6 Feet Cord UL Listed • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Kaytee Chicken Starter Grower Crumble, 5 Pound • Amazon Business $7.59 1 $7.59

Materials cost

$386.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$30.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$452.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.78

Total project goal

$531.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$531.87

4 Donors

-$340.94

Donations toward project cost

-$289.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.14

match offer

-$190.93

Match offer toward project cost

-$162.29

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.64

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$0.00

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