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Mr. Amboy from North Branch MI is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Even a Tablet Can Break Down Barriers

Help me give my students Amazon Kindle Fire tablets for renting and purchasing college textbooks!

  • $289 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a low-income rural setting where many of them are the first in their family to go to college. Whether it's a university, community college, or trade/technical school, my students want to continue learning in a society that demands it.

Even though many of them are going into uncharted territory with their college experiences, my students are intelligent, fearless, determined, and want to make changes in the world.

They are not only great students but kind, caring, and great people.

My Project

I'm requesting these materials as a way to assist outgoing seniors with their college experiences and build a college-going culture by presenting them during a large school ceremony with younger grade levels present.

Many of our students are first-generation and lower-income and have described purchasing books at college as both mentally and physically stressful.

Going into crowded bookstores to spend their life savings on a few textbooks is a difficult task for a lower-income student. These tablets will allow our students to rent/purchase digital textbooks for less money and break down the barrier that the cost of books and physical acquisition of books presents.

Winners will be randomly selected from a pool of eligible students. To be eligible, students will need to have been accepted to a college/university. Once the winners are chosen, the tablets will given away at a school-wide ceremony.

Mr. Amboy
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amazon - Fire - 7'- Tablet - 8GB 7th Generation, 2017 Release - Black • Best Buy Education $53.06 4 $212.24

Materials cost

$212.24

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$245.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.31

Total project goal

$288.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$288.73

1 Donor

-$245.42

Donations toward project cost

-$245.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$43.31

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$0.00

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