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Mrs. Engelhard from Mc Kees Rocks PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Clean Up the Band Room!

My students need a vacuum to help keep the band, chorus and practice rooms clean.

  • $334 goal

This project expired on May 3, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach middle and high school band in a high-needs community. The school district is very small and is in an urban setting. Our students all receive free lunch and breakfast. Even though the school and community have financial difficulties, my students come to school eager and ready to learn. The financial hardships do not interfere with their desire to learn and be the best they can be.

I am very fortunate to teach in a district where the students want to excel and work very hard.

My Project

I am requesting a Dyson vacuum to help keep the band, chorus and practice rooms clean. The band and chorus area is the only carpeted area in our building. We don't have a vacuum that we can use when we need to do a quick clean up.

I have students in my band room for lunch and sometimes we need a sweeper to clean up if something spills.

My students love to come to "lunch band". It gives them an escape from the loud and sometimes crazy lunch room. They eat lunch then practice their instruments. Having a vacuum in our area will help keep our learning space clean.

The vacuum will also come in handy after a football game on the weekends. Sometimes the kids have mud in their shoes from the field and with the vacuum in the band room, the kids can clean it up right away. Thank you for helping us keep our learning area neat and clean.

Mrs. Engelhard
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dyson Ball Multi Floor 2 Upright Vacuum • Amazon Business $249.99 1 $249.99

Materials cost

$249.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$283.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.07

Total project goal

$333.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$333.81

1 Donor

-$333.81

Donations toward project cost

-$283.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.07

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$0.00

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