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Mr. Bardonner from Speedway IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Fishing for Success

Help me give my students a dual purpose. We are all in for the ultimate in alternative seating.

  • $1,243 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a wide variety of homes, apartments, rentals and some are homeless. Most of them walk to school. They are diverse. The myriad of ethnicity in the room makes for some amazing discussions and their backgrounds have a rich cultural​ heritage.

They work hard and they achieve incredible results with limited income and opportunities.

In a word: they're amazing!

They are always willing and ready to learn. All they need is the chance. Thank you for that chance for change.

My Project

With alternate seating being such a great concept for my students. I thought what better way to start them dreaming about their next reading voyage while sitting in a kayak. I can already see them reading a great book by Gary Paulson while sitting in a real kayak. Oh and another goal for these seats is to put them in the water by starting a kayak club at our school. Is there really anything better than dual purpose? Thank you for making our fishing dreams better than a fishing story!

Mr. Bardonner
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lifetime Triton Angler 100 Fishing Kayak, Olive Green • Amazon Business $300.00 2 $600.00
Lifetime Triton Angler 100 Fishing Kayak, Olive Green • Amazon Business $300.00 1 $300.00
Overmont Kayak Paddle Heavy Duty Aluminum Alloy Lightweight Boating Oar for Inflatable Kayaks with Paddle Leash • Amazon Business $36.95 3 $110.85

Materials cost

$1,010.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,056.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$186.35

Total project goal

$1,242.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,242.36

1 Donor

-$542.38

Donations toward project cost

-$538.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

match offer

-$608.68

Match offer toward project cost

-$517.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$91.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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