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Mrs. Spencer from Brooklyn NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Copy, Copy! Why Can't We Read All About It?!?

My students need a copy machine and two toner cartridges.

  • $918 goal

This project expired on May 14, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Could you imagine having to wait at least a week in order to have copies made?!? We had only one copy machine in our school to make copies for the 32 classes that are in our school! The copy machine just broke and it will be a few weeks until they can fix it!

I teach a 12:1:1 special education class of fourth and fifth graders who are diverse in many different ways.

Our school is in a very low socioeconomic community with a school that barely even has a budget. Our school is struggling to provide these students with the basic supplies needed in each classroom!

My Project

I spend endless nights differentiating work in order to meet the needs of all my students. In our school the teachers are not allowed to use the copy machine! We have to submit the copies on a form, which then needs to be approved by an administrator. Once it is approved it is given back to the teacher and then a specified aide can make copies for you. If I need a few copies in order to meet the needs of all my students I have to make sure that I planned for that lesson well in advance. It can take over a week to receive just a few copies. This process is very time consuming, especially when I could be spending this time devoted to more important things. Please help us out so that we will can have one less stress in the classroom!

I would be able to share this copy machine with other teachers for minor copying jobs as well.

By donating to this project you would allow us to devote more time to our planning more effective lessons!

Mrs. Spencer
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon ImageCLASS D1120 499 150 Savings 349 ends 1 4 • CDW Inc. $349.00 1 $349.00
Canon Cartridge 120 toner cartridge • CDW Inc. $159.59 2 $319.18

Materials cost

$668.18

Vendor shipping charges

$66.82

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$780.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$137.65

Total project goal

$917.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$917.67

3 Donors

-$797.27

Donations toward project cost

-$780.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$120.40

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$0.00

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