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.

Menu
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. S. from Brooklyn NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Color Print Into the Future and Beyond

My students need a color printer and accessories to help enhance their 21st Century Skills, especially with the use of modern technology.

  • $928 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have been a special education teacher for over eight years at my school which is located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. I teach a self-contained class with a paraprofessional. Together, we make the most of what we can for our students. We try to meet all their needs, whether academic, social, emotional, physical, or personal. Since our students come from low socio-economic households, we provide as much as we can out of our pockets so that they can succeed in school without ever feeling bad or left behind. Not all of them reside with their parents or see their parents on a daily basis, so we have to be parent figures for them. We are here for them no matter what the capacity or mission is.

We want them to become successful individuals no matter what strategies and techniques we have to put in place in our nurturing and safe environment.

My Project

Many of our students do not have access to computers, laptops, smartphones, or even tablets in their households. Therefore, all the exposure they receive from learning about new technology is in the classroom. Students over the last few months have learned how to conduct research, use Google Classroom to make brochures, and add effects to their end products because each student was taught the proper skills needed.

With technology being mandatory in today's society and career opportunities, students need all the resources to be better prepared for the world that awaits them outside of the typical school day.

A color printer would allow students to see their end products in its fullest effect. How different and cool would something look if it were in color compared to black and white? Students would be able to actually make things, such as pamphlets, flyers, brochures, advertisements...etc connecting to the curriculum they are learning in the classroom.

For some students, the use of color allows the students to learn better because of their specific learning style. Since all students do not learn the same way, having such products would better accommodate their learning needs and enhance their success rate in school. We need our students to have the necessary 21st Century Skills in order to prosper in the real world beyond the school years.

Mrs. S.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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. S. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP OfficeJet Pro 8720 All-in-One InkJet Printer, Black • Staples Advantage $299.99 1 $299.99
HP 952 CMY/952XL Black Ink Cartridge Multi-pack (4 cart per pack) • Staples Advantage $105.99 2 $211.98
HP 4 Year Care Pack Business Priority Support With Onsite Exchange For OfficeJet Printers • Staples Advantage $125.00 1 $125.00
HP 952XL Black Ink Cartridge, High Yield (F6U19AN#140) • Staples Advantage $43.99 2 $87.98
Staples Photo Supreme Paper, 8 1/2" x 11", Gloss, 100/Pack • Staples Advantage $21.99 1 $21.99

Materials cost

$746.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$788.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$139.08

Total project goal

$927.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$927.22

1 Donor

-$927.22

Donations toward project cost

-$788.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$139.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4982017],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3002200,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/color-print-into-the-future-and-beyond/3002200/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":13,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. S.","authorIds":{"4982017":{"owner":"Mrs. S.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3002200],"proposalHash":"1880644947","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4982017_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1510873814951","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21042646,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NDM2MzQxNg=="],"teacherId":4982017,"schoolCounty":"Kings (Brooklyn)","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}