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Ms. Knettles from Tacoma WA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Classroom Gardens Grow Learning!

My students need tools, rain jackets, and gloves to work in our brand new school garden!

  • $593 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Genuine, strong, excitable, and passionate- these are just a few of the words that describe my students. As students growing up in a community with high socio-ethnic diversity, my students bring life, individuality, and unique experiences into the classroom.

The life experiences and personalities that enter my classroom infuse and enliven everything we learn.

Sometimes life makes learning hard, but the strength and passion my students bring to the classroom ultimately brings our learning to a whole new level. Help us achieve even more growth!

My Project

Our class was just granted permission to create a garden to learn the NGSS standards tied to the Diversity of Life. The garden will provide hands-on, relevant, and community-based learning opportunities for everyone involved.

Help us grow our learning even more!

Not all of our community has access to garden space or quality fruits and vegetables, so this garden will be a space for my students to learn science, health, and life-skills that can be brought back into the community.

We already have the raised beds, soil, and plants, but we need your help purchasing the tools that will help make this garden an enjoyable and engaging experience! The rain ponchos and gloves will help keep the students warm and dry in our rainy Pacific Northwest weather, helping them stay excited about the garden. The trowels and cultivators will help the students learn best gardening practices. And the fence will help keep our work safe from any shenanigans at recess.

Ms. Knettles
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK16272702T Garden Cultivator • Grainger $8.48 15 $127.20
TK16272701T Steel Garden Trowel Corrosion Resistant Straight • Grainger $6.46 15 $96.90
TK16272699T 15 Gauge Foam Nitrile Coated Gloves Glove Size S BlackGray • Grainger $2.78 25 $69.50
TK16272698T Rain PonchoReusableYellow50 L • Grainger $1.75 30 $52.50
TK16272696T Fence Post Height 60 In • Grainger $6.47 5 $32.35
TK16272700T 15 Gauge Foam Nitrile Coated Gloves Glove Size L BlackGray • Grainger $1.54 10 $15.40

Materials cost

$393.85

Vendor shipping charges

$39.38

State sales tax

$34.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$503.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.87

Total project goal

$592.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$592.47

2 Donors

-$592.47

Donations toward project cost

-$503.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.87

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$0.00

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