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Mr. Johnson from San Diego CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Garden Conservation Club

My students need basic tools such as shovels, pruners and a wheelbarrow for setting up this garden. We appreciate your kindness!

  • $922 goal

This project expired on February 4, 2017.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We have an incredible group of diverse students that range in age from 9th - 12th grade. They are excited about reviving the garden area at our school that will be considered a safe place that is free from judgement and open to all. A place that students and staff go to plant seeds, take care of the plants and most importantly provide a welcoming place to relax, de-stress, and be proud of their whole-school environment. By connecting farm practices to nutrition, students will increase positive personal health outcomes while building community awareness and continued garden participation.

My Project

The garden will represent a safe place on our campus that is free from judgement and discrimination. Our club will use the wheelbarrow, trowels, and other garden supplies to create an environment that promotes acceptance, and will, in turn, create a more positive school climate. It will provide a space for our students to learn about the environment, and learn how to create their own farm to table experience. Most importantly, we will make our garden a place that students can go to de-stress, as we have many students that struggle with academic and social anxiety. Staff are also welcome to participate. We appreciate your contribution to our oasis of calm in the challenging environment of our rigorous academic institution.

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 500 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wheelbarrow 6 cu. ft. Capacity Tray Material Seamless Steel Number of Wheels 1 • Grainger $154.88 1 $154.88
Bypass Pruner2-12 In.LSteel58 In. • Grainger $18.17 5 $90.85
Square Point Shovel27 In. Handle14 ga. • Grainger $76.54 1 $76.54
Stainless Steel Garden Trowel Round Point Ergonomic Gel Grip • Grainger $12.35 5 $61.75
Hand Cultivator • Grainger $12.35 5 $61.75
50 ft. x 58 dia. Water Hose Polypropylene 100 psi Blue • Grainger $56.83 1 $56.83
Round Point Shovel19Handle16 ga. • Grainger $22.32 2 $44.64
Water NozzleBlk2.5to5.0gpm5-12 in. L • Grainger $12.29 3 $36.87
Cowhide Leather Palm Gloves with Safety Cuff Gray L • Grainger $5.83 5 $29.15
Plant Protection Fabric N-Sulate Polypropylene White 10 x 12 ft. • Grainger $11.24 1 $11.24

Materials cost

$624.50

Vendor shipping charges

$62.45

State sales tax

$57.14

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$783.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$138.26

Total project goal

$921.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$921.72

1 Donor

-$460.86

Donations toward project cost

-$391.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.13

match offer

-$460.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$391.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.13

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$0.00

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