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Ms. Ellis from Houston TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dream Chasers Dance World!

Help me give my students ballet barres that would help them with their dance technique.

  • $1,479 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are the most amazing students ever. They have the most grit and grind than any students out there. Last year they were put through the wrath of Hurricane Harvey and still persisted to come out on top and prove that they could overcome anything and scored the highest STAAR and MAP scores they have ever had. This year I am working to develop my students understanding about their bodies and how they can express themselves through movement and dance. I am focusing on bringing quality technique to students that would not otherwise be exposed to this due to their community being underserved.

My Project

Providing ballet barres in my classroom will help my students improve on their dance technique immensely. I have noticed that bringing in extra resources have helped my students improve on their dancing skills. For example, using a scientific skeleton to teach anatomy helped my students improve their dance technique and body awareness. I believe using a barre will have the same positive effect. Ballet barres will allow my students to express themselves through dance. This is a great way for them to channel their feelings and emotions that come about from living in an underserved community where opportunities do not come easily to our students.

Ms. Ellis
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STOTT PILATES 6'' Stability Barre • DICK'S Sporting Goods $549.99 2 $1,099.98

Materials cost

$1,099.98

Vendor shipping charges

$110.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,256.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$221.73

Total project goal

$1,478.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,478.21

17 Donors

-$733.42

Donations toward project cost

-$628.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.18

match offer

-$739.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$628.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$110.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.69

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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