You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Voyles from New Albany MS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Essential Life Skills Opportunities for Some Super Dawgs

Help me give my students life skills opportunities by donating small appliances to our classroom!

  • $534 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This year is my first opportunity to teach some of the best students in our district! These students are not to be underestimated! They will go on to do great things and inspire many people. My goal is to teach them as many important life skills as possible! My Student's disabilities range from Autism, Down Syndrome, Intellectual Disabilities and Language Impairments. Our high school is 55% free and reduced lunch.

Cooking and cleaning are some of the everyday life skills that my students need to learn.

I am asking you to support me in supplying our room with things that will help them learn these skills. The items needed are small appliances; such as a microwave, toaster, toaster oven, hand mixer and a vacuum cleaner. Also we could use a twin size bed, a set of twin sheets, and a broom and dustpan.

My Project

Access to these small appliances will provide my students with the hands-on experience of using small appliances in everyday life. These appliances will not only give me the opportunity to teach my students how to use them but also teach them the importance of safety while using them. The toaster, toaster oven, and microwave will allow me to teach my students easy meal preparation that they will be able to do on their own. The broom, dustpan, vacuum, twin bed and twin sheets will allow me to provide my students hands-on training with the skills needed for everyday household cleaning and making beds. The iron and ironing board will give me the opportunity to teach my students how to iron and the importance of our clothes looking neat.

These opportunities will greatly impact my life skills classroom by providing much-needed skills that my students can take with them throughout life!

Mrs. Voyles
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Voyles is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Zinus 6 Inch Spring Mattress, Twin • Amazon Business $79.98 1 $79.98
GreenForest Metal Bed Frame Twin Size, Two Headboards 6 Legs Mattress Foundation Black Platform Bed Frame Box Spring Replacement for Boys Kids Adult Bedroom • Amazon Business $63.87 1 $63.87
W Appliance 0.7 Cu. Ft. Countertop Microwave, White (WCM770W) • Quill.com $54.99 1 $54.99
Dirt Devil Quick Lite Plus Bagless Upright Vacuum, Red/Clear (UD20015) • Quill.com $50.31 1 $50.31
Ultra Power 5-Speed Hand Mixer - White • Quill.com $33.99 1 $33.99
Black & Decker Stainless Steel 4-Slice Countertop Toaster Oven, Silver (TO1705SG) • Quill.com $31.87 1 $31.87
Black & Decker 2-Slice Extra-Wide Slot Toaster, Black (TR1300BD) • Quill.com $20.82 1 $20.82
Brentwood 1200 W Non-Stick Steam/Dry/Spray Iron Silver • Quill.com $16.99 1 $16.99
AmazonBasics Microfiber Sheet Set - Twin, Burgundy • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Whitmor Reversible Ironing Board Cover and Pad, Diamond Gray/White (68805544DIAMOND) • Quill.com $13.00 1 $13.00
Mr. Clean Angle Broom with Clip On Dust Pan • Quill.com $10.87 1 $10.87

Materials cost

$390.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.35

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.86

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$453.89

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.10

Total project goal

$533.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$533.99

5 Donors

-$510.99

Donations toward project cost

-$434.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$76.65

match offer

-$23.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$19.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.45

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"New Albany","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5936091],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MS","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3668931,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/essential-life-skills-opportunities-for/3668931/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":6,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Voyles","authorIds":{"5936091":{"owner":"Mrs. Voyles","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3668931],"proposalHash":"-1114720469","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5936091_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1538484354741","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":19,"teacherChallengeId":21290360,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":5936091,"schoolCounty":"Union","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MS","name":"Mississippi"}}