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Mrs. Klump from Louisville KY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Gardening for Peace

My students need these materials to help with garden maintenance. Weed tarp is essential to keeping our garden looking good. Our hose reel broke recently, so we need a new hose reel for easy watering.

  • $296 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a unique Montessori magnet program at a Title I school. My students work hard to master the math and social studies skills that I teach them.

In addition to learning in the classroom, my students also upkeep a school garden that gives students throughout the whole school a peaceful place to eat lunch and have outdoor lessons.

My students enjoy working in the garden, but every year we struggle to find funding - especially for the big items that we need.

My Project

My students measure and cut weed tarp to fit certain areas to maintain a healthy, good looking, peaceful garden atmosphere. Students throughout the school see the garden every day, and classes use the space to hold outdoor lessons/eat lunch on fall and spring days.

Students learn how to maintain a garden by getting dirty and working!

Additionally, students always want to water the garden - and having a hose reel that works will make watering a task that students can do independently.

My students are learning that gardens are a lot of work, but gardens are also very rewarding and can provide a peaceful place to spend time.

Mrs. Klump
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 999 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK17268562T Portable Hose CartSteel17 In. Dia. • Grainger $102.36 1 $102.36
TK17268561T Weed Barrier Black Polypropylene 3 x 300 ft. • Grainger $95.87 1 $95.87

Materials cost

$198.23

Vendor shipping charges

$19.82

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$251.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.30

Total project goal

$295.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$295.32

10 Donors

-$234.44

Donations toward project cost

-$200.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.42

match offer

-$60.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$51.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

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$0.00

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