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Mrs. Davidson from LaFayette NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Earth Day Every Day!

My students need reusable items such as aluminum straws, grocery bags, and water bottles to help reduce the waste in our environment! The dessert cups will be used to temporarily host pine seedlings we will plant.

  • $307 goal

This project expired on August 1, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is made up of 18 vibrant and energetic kids. While our Title-One school is small, the potential of our students is great! The benefit of living in a small rural community is that we are all like family to each other. Friendships formed in this community are life-long. We are a diverse group of students, with many different cultures, personalities and interests. Every day is a new adventure!

As an educator, I feel it is my job to not only teach academics, but also social skills and lessons students can use outside of the classroom as well.

I hope as my students leave my classroom in June, they will not only have shown growth in their academics, but also will have gained respect, responsibility, confidence, friendships, good work habits, and many other character traits that they will use in their future.

Thank you for supporting our classroom!

My Project

My students are currently learning about the great impact that simple actions can have in our environment. As a class we are going to research the harmful effects of straws, plastic bags, and unnecessary use of drink containers, and how they can injure and even kill animals in the wild. To make this a larger impact and involve other members of the community, each family will receive a few of the aluminum straws in hopes that they will also take the challenge to reduce their level of waste as much as possible.

Each student will receive a reusable water bottle, grocery bag, and a few straws for their family.

This unit will correlate with Earth Day. We will read Dr. Seuss' book, "The Lorax," and plant pine seedlings in our orange containers that will be made to look like the Lorax. These seedlings will be brought home with planting instructions. Students will know that even as children, they have the ability to make small changes that can have a HUGE impact on our Earth. Why should Earth Day be only one day a year? We must raise awareness so it can be a change of lifestyle. The future of our Earth depends on our children today!

Mrs. Davidson
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
reduce WaterWeek Kids Reusable Water Bottle Set with Carry Carousel – 5 Pack, 10oz – BPA-Free, Leak Proof Twist Off Cap – Assorted Colors - Perfect for Lunchboxes • Amazon Business $13.49 5 $67.45
Reusable Reinforced Handle Grocery Tote Bag Large 10 Pack - 10 Color Variety • Amazon Business $18.00 3 $54.00
Set of 8 Stainless Steel Straws for 30oz 20oz Tumblers Cups Mugs, SENHAI Metal Drinking Straw with Cleaning Brush for 30 20 ounce Yeti Rambler Rtic Ozark Trail • Amazon Business $8.99 5 $44.95
Set of 8 Stainless Steel Straws FDA-Approved Ultra Long 10.5'' Drinking Metal Straws For 20 30oz Stainless Tumblers Rumblers Cold Beverage (4 Straight + 4 Bent + 2 Brushes) • Amazon Business $8.99 4 $35.96
Frozen Dessert Supplies UNIQ 8 oz Orange Paper Ice Cream Cups - Comes In Many Colors & Sizes! Fast Shipping! 50 Count • Amazon Business $14.64 1 $14.64
Espoma AP8 8-Quart Organic Potting Mix • Amazon Business $10.02 1 $10.02

Materials cost

$227.02

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$260.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$45.96

Total project goal

$306.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$306.39

5 Donors

-$306.39

Donations toward project cost

-$260.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.96

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$0.00

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