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. Owens from Johnsonville SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Clean Air, Clear Minds

Help me give my students pure air to boost their attendance and academic performance.

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach first graders who have grown up in a small town with the closest big city being an hour away. I try very hard to bring new experiences to them through books, technology and field studies.

My school is located in a very rural district and many of my students live in poverty.

All of my students qualified for free lunch this year and many are sent home food over the weekend. These incredible children aren't given many opportunities and very few have even had the chance to leave our state.

My Project

My students need an air purifier in our classroom. Did you know that according to one CDC report, 12.8 million school days were missed by students due to allergies and asthma? Our carpet is very old and is only deep cleaned during the summer break. It is vacuumed weekly but having that air purifier would remove airborne particles like dust, mold or pollen which may trigger allergies and asthma. Placing an air purifier in my students' environment may help to improve the indoor air quality, as well as reduce asthma and allergy symptoms. The poor air makes our children sick and negatively effects academic performance.

Breathing polluted indoor air may also reduce academic performance and increase absences in both students and teachers.

According to the EPA, young children are especially vulnerable to breathing airborne pollutants and particles, as their bodies are still developing. With one-half of the nation's schools linked to problems with poor indoor air quality, it is important to improve a school's indoor air quality to provide a nurturing environment for education to flourish.

I have made it my goal as their teacher to provide them with a clean, safe, and healthy environment as much as possible. My students need air filters to help catch the germs that are unavoidable in our classroom.

Please help us as we strive to have a clean and healthy school year!

Mrs. Owens
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of 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

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. Owens is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Honeywell True HEPA Allergen Remover, 465 sq. Ft, HPA300 • Amazon Business $197.81 1 $197.81
Honeywell True HEPA Replacement Filter • Amazon Business $11.32 1 $11.32
Honeywell Filter A HRF-AP1 Universal Carbon Air Purifier Replacement Pre-Filter • Amazon Business $9.39 1 $9.39

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


4 Donors


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":"Johnsonville","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4792874],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"SC","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3716428,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":20,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Owens","authorIds":{"4792874":{"owner":"Mrs. Owens","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3716428],"proposalHash":"-1708284042","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":19,"teacherChallengeId":21003634,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":4792874,"schoolCounty":"Florence","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"SC","name":"South Carolina"}}