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Ms. M. from Miami FL is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Day at the Movies

Help me give my students the chance to see Just Mercy in order to see a classroom lesson come to life.

  • $4,753 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are vibrant. My students are energetic. My students are diverse. They are passionate, enduring, and have the future at their fingertips. My students contribute to their school and community, but they are also at a disadvantage.

Most of my students come from broken and/or poverty-stricken homes.

The school hosts an over 90% population that is on free or reduced-price lunch making us a Title I school. Despite the economic state of many of our students, they show us on a daily, how motivated they are. They want to provide a better life for themselves, and they are working hard to try to get there; they want to develop life skills that will allow them to move forward in life.

My Project

Our students are vibrant and continually trying to work towards being college and career ready. Unfortunately often times we do not get the chance to reward them.

Help us take 200 of our bright students to see Just Mercy: movie about a black man who gets exonerated after sitting on death row for six years.

Through your donation, our students would be able to see a movie that highlights a moment in time and the Equal Justice program. Our students will be able to see an educational lesson come to life on the big screen all while being able to be rewarded by taking a day away from school and into the movie theater.

Ms. M.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Trip package Movie Screening: Just Mercy (PG-13) (Tickets Only - Up to 250 Attendees) $3,500.00
Transportation Franmar Corporation $450.00

Trip cost

$3,950.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$59.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$4,039.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$712.81

Total project goal

$4,752.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$4,752.06

1 Donor

-$476.00

Donations toward project cost

-$404.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.40

match offer

-$4,276.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$3,634.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$641.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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