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Mr. Evans from Lehigh Acres FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Feeding Lifelong Learners

Help me give my students the ability to care for our agricultural garden by providing a string trimmer to keep the weeds and grass from choking out our plants, the barrels for watering during the dry season.

  • $499 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We started an agriculture program last year and are now in our second year. We are teaching students basic survival skills that will help them later in life.

Living in a rural area, many of our students go hungry during weekends and when school is out of session, but we are trying to teach lifelong skills that will help them overcome these challenges.

These are the same students who were hit the hardest two years ago when Hurricane Irma sat on our community for hours, tearing homes from their foundations.

We have built garden beds outside of the classroom and are looking forward to growing our program but we need some help.

My Project

Our students come from generational poverty, and hunger is a real concern in our community. In addition to intense poverty, our students survived a major hurricane two years ago, and many have families that are still struggling to get back on their feet.

Our students are learning lifelong skills in the agricultural science class that will help provide them with nourishment for years to come, thus reducing hunger in our community.

With rain barrels, our students are learning about sustainability during the dry season and our trimmer will help keep grass and other weeds from choking out our plant life.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK32183474T String Trimmer21.2CC17 In. Cut Width • Grainger $198.72 1 $198.72
TK32182977T 50 gal. Rain Barrel Taupe Resin Height 26 • Grainger $94.64 2 $189.28

Materials cost

$388.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$423.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.79

Total project goal

$498.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$498.61

6 Donors

-$400.00

Donations toward project cost

-$340.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.00

match offer

-$98.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$83.82

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.79

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$0.00

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