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Mrs. Ellsworth from Georgetown CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Dressed Up for the American Revolution

My students need fun costumes to put on our musical about the American Revolution.

  • $782 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a title one school in a extremely rural part of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. There is very high rate of poverty in the community, but we are blessed to live with nature all around us.

The students love expressing themselves by performing.

We are putting on a fun silly musical about the American Revolution. This is a great way to learn facts about the revolution and have fun at the same time. We look forward to dressing up for the occasion.

My Project

This project will buy costumes for our class' musical. There are several different costumes for the boys and the girls. We will have tricorn hats for all of the male characters. Since the main character is Betsy Ross she is getting a special dress. Having special costumes make the play come to life!

Getting dressed up makes putting on a musical more fun.

We need 26 costumes. Several girls are playing male characters and will love their revolutionary looks. The boy will also have fun in their knee length pants.These costumes aren't just for this year, but will be used for many years to come.

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Mrs. Ellsworth
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rubie's Costume Co Colonial Boy Costume, Medium • Amazon Business $19.41 5 $97.05
California Costumes British Redcoat Child Costume, Medium • Amazon Business $29.59 3 $88.77
Forum Novelties Deluxe George Washington Costume, Large • Amazon Business $24.12 3 $72.36
Dazzling Toys Colonial Tricorn Revolutionary War - Pirate Hat 1 Per Pack • Amazon Business $7.99 7 $55.93
Rubie's Child's Colonial Girl Costume, Large • Amazon Business $25.12 2 $50.24
Rubie's Deluxe George Washington Costume – Medium • Amazon Business $23.23 2 $46.46
Forum Novelties Colonial Girl Costume, Child's Large • Amazon Business $17.90 2 $35.80
Colonial Lady Costume - Large • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Forum Novelties Colonial Girl Costume, Child's Medium • Amazon Business $14.89 2 $29.78
Rubie's Deluxe Benjamin Franklin Costume - Medium (8-10) • Amazon Business $8.50 3 $25.50
Ben Franklin Child Costume, Large • Amazon Business $14.94 1 $14.94
California Costumes Benjamin Franklin Wig Child Costume, ACC • Amazon Business $12.82 1 $12.82
Rubie's Deluxe Benjamin Franklin Costume - Medium (8-10) • Amazon Business $8.50 1 $8.50

Materials cost

$573.14

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$52.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$664.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$117.21

Total project goal

$781.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$781.39

6 Donors

-$409.52

Donations toward project cost

-$358.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.93

match offer

-$359.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$305.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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