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Mr. Anderson from Rockford IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Drywall Tools for Habitat Home

My students need tools to finish the drywall that we have been hanging.

  • $536 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are building a house for Habitat. We do around 80% of the total build. We do the framing, electrical, drywall, tiling, cabinets, windows, doors, trim, siding, stairs and isullation. We do not do roofing, concrete work and plumbing. The students are in their third year and have the opportunity to learn hands on in an off campus 2 hour block class. Currently we are hanging and mudding drywall. We are in need of more pans, knives, sanding blocks and sanding screens.

My Project

My students tend to crave a different type of learning. They get more out of school/ life if the can get their hands dirty and experience it. They also get to change the lives of a family who is in need of a safe, stable place to raise their children. The house we build is more than a grade, it is an experience and an adventure that can not be taught or duplicated inside a school building. When we are done, the students have gained skills that can lead to future employment. The work they do on our house improves their self confidence which in turn improves their school work.

Mr. Anderson
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK15150557T Mud PanEZ-Grip12in.Stainless Steel • Grainger $17.57 4 $70.28
TK15150560T Drywall Sanding Sponge MediumFine Grade Black Package Quantity 24 • Grainger $62.46 1 $62.46
TK15150559T Flexible Joint Knife with 4 Titanium Blade GrayRed • Grainger $7.41 6 $44.46
TK15150563T SandpaperDie-CutFine Grit11in.LPK100 • Grainger $38.86 1 $38.86
TK15150562T SandpaperDie-CutMedium GritPK100 • Grainger $38.82 1 $38.82
TK15150567T Painting Adjustable Extension Pole 2 to 4 ft. Length • Grainger $19.20 2 $38.40
TK15150564T Drywall SanderUse with 14A04514A046 • Grainger $21.02 1 $21.02
TK15150561T Corner Drywall Sanding Sponge Medium Grade Gray • Grainger $5.06 4 $20.24
TK15150558T Inside Corner ToolSS10-12 In • Grainger $9.05 2 $18.10
TK15150566T Sandpaper120 Grit9 x 10-18 InPK6 • Grainger $7.72 2 $15.44
TK15150565T Sandpaper80 GritL 9 x W 10-18 InPK6 • Grainger $6.69 2 $13.38

Materials cost

$381.46

Vendor shipping charges

$38.15

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$455.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.35

Total project goal

$535.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$535.68

5 Donors

-$528.38

Donations toward project cost

-$455.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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