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Mrs. Horton-Harris from Orlando FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dance Team Education Is Therapy!

My students need to dance away their troubles with some dance team materials.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

It's hard to find words to describe my students. Napoleon Hill once said, "Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." I find myself marveling at how much strength and resilience my students have. Despite the struggles that life has put upon them at such a young age, they persevere on their quest for new knowledge. My students amaze me.

As a Fine Arts Teacher, I have the honor to educate every student in our school which includes grades K-5.

I see general education students, special education students, ELL students, students that may be homeless, and more, and they are all brilliant in various ways. The neighborhood around them is ever-changing; however, our school remains a constant strength in their lives.

My Project

Did you know that team building and cooperative learning are some of the most important life skills you can learn? That's why we are starting a dance team at our school. 50 students have taken it upon themselves to come together to be our school's first dance team. My amazing students are very talented dancers but have no resources to start their team. They need dance attire and dance props to start them off. They have been fundraising but have not earned much money.

I would like to use movement and dance to support intellectual, emotional, and motor functions.

My students need an outlet to express their emotions. I would also like to teach them that dance can be a very therapeutic way to cope with the problems that surround them. The dance team will also perform with our recently formed band. My amazing students are very talented dancers and I am excited to start a dance team at our school.

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

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This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
One-piece Gymnastics Biketards Stripe Starry Sky Long Sleeves Dancing Athletic Leotard for Little Girl, Green, 150 (9-10yrs) • Amazon Business $12.54 6 $75.24
One-Piece Gymnastics Leotard Stripe Starry Sky Long Sleeves Athletic Dancing Leotard For Little Girls 2-15 Years • Amazon Business $12.54 6 $75.24
Gymnastics Leotards For Little Girls Stiching Ribbons One-piece Dance Outfit 3-12 Years (Ribbon/Green, 160(12-14Y)) • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
SunbowStar Gymnastic Ribbon 2M GYM Dance Rythemic Twirling Exercise Art Rod Stick 10pcs for Green • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$188.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.05

Total project goal

$260.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.33

2 Donors

-$130.16

Donations toward project cost

-$110.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.52

match offer

-$130.16

Match offer toward project cost

-$110.64

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.52

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$0.00

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