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Ms. Borrelli-Luke from Camden NJ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Energize This School Year

My students need school supplies; pens, flash drives, iPad tripod and breakfast bars to energize this school year.

  • $568 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are an inner-city magnet school in our district with a medical theme. My students come from all over the city, from all different schools, cultures, and backgrounds. In spite of the many obstacles, such as being homeless, my students achieve higher than all the neighboring high schools and have a 100% graduation rate and college acceptance rate.

Unfortunately, many of our students struggle with homelessness.

Our school is located in a low-income area with 100% of the students receiving free lunch. More than three-quarters of our students are from low-income households.

Most of our students select careers in the medical field. Their access to resources needed to prepare them for this path is very limited. DonorsChoose makes it possible for our children to have the necessary tools to succeed.

My Project

A large portion of our students is homeless and transient. They struggle with getting work completed because they don't have the basic tools.

Our students need to start the day with breakfast bars; transports from the shelters do not always get to school in time for breakfast and the students tend to go without food in their stomach.

Students need pens, pencils, flash drives for daily instruction. They need an iPad tripod and stylus to assist with class presentations. Living in the city, our students don't even have access to a store. The homeless shelters have limited space and would not allow students to store supplies and work. These supplies would be one less thing that a homeless student needed to worry about and allows them to focus on the future and all its possibilities.

Ms. Borrelli-Luke
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 220 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
UAG Surface Book 2 [13.5-inch screen]/Surface Book/Surface Book with Performance Base Feather-Light Rugged [ICE] Military Drop Tested Laptop Case • Amazon Business $89.95 1 $89.95
Universal Tablet Tripod Base ViewStand for 9.7" and 12.9" IPad Pro • Amazon Business $75.74 1 $75.74
Quaker Big Chewy Bars, Chocolate Chip, 80 Count • Amazon Business $47.60 1 $47.60
Quaker Big Chewy Bars, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, 80 Count • Amazon Business $47.56 1 $47.56
BIC Pencil Lead Refills, Medium Point (0.7mm), 30ct (L730P1) • Amazon Business $8.45 5 $42.25
Pen for Microsoft Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 3, Surface Book 2, Surface Book 1, Surface 2018, Surface 2017, laptop active stylus,1024 Levels of of Pressure Sensitivity-Metal Silver • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
iPhone USB Flash Drives 128GB, Smart Phone IOS External Storage USB 3.0 Jump Drive 3-in-1 OTG Lightning Memory Storage Pen Drive, Encrypted Flash Memory Stick for iPhone Apple Android Computer (Gold) • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
uni-ball Vision Elite Rollerball Pens,Value Pack Bold Point (0.8mm), Black, 16 Count • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
Enfain 256MB Bulk USB 2.0 Flash Drive Swivel Thumb Drive Memory Stick Pen Drive (10 Pack, Blue) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
BIC Xtra-Life Mechanical Pencil, 0.7 mm, 40-Count • Amazon Business $6.23 2 $12.46
Paper Mate Profile Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Bold (1.4mm), Blue, 12 Count • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97

Materials cost

$445.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$482.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.09

Total project goal

$567.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$567.26

1 Donor

-$283.63

Donations toward project cost

-$241.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.54

match offer

-$283.62

Match offer toward project cost

-$241.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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