You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

Help teachers & students in your hometown this season!
Use code HOME at checkout and your donation will be matched up to $100.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Castro from San Ramon CA is requesting educational kits & games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Giving Students' Brains a Break!

Help me give my students games and fun for SEL time and brain breaks!

  • $592 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Celebrating Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

This project is a part of the Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month celebration because it supports a Latino teacher or a school where the majority of students are Latino.

My Project

As a teacher, my job is to always look to do better. I learn, not only from one year of teaching to the next, but from one period of teaching to the next.

I am always looking to improve myself as a teacher and the environment in which my students learn every day.

As important as it is to push my students to reach high academic standards, it is also important to give them opportunities to give their hardworking, exhausted brains a much-deserved break!

These games will allow me to host SEL sessions, specifically during tutorials and wellness days. I want to give my students the opportunity to relax and have fun. Playing these games together will also allow my students to socialize with one another, face-to-face, instead of through their phones. What a thought! Finally, although these games are fun, they will also prompt my students to use critical and strategical thinking. How fun!

Mrs. Castro
Grades 6-8

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Castro is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Legacy Deluxe Chess & Checkers Set, Classic Two Player Game Includes Folding Board with Solid Wood Playing Pieces, for Kids and Adults Ages 8 and Up • Amazon Business $49.99 3 $149.97
Classic Sorry!, Yahtzee, & Connect 4 Bundle | Friends, Family Indoor or Outdoor Party Game|Fun Strategy Board Games for Kids | Ages 6 and Up • Amazon Business $44.68 1 $44.68
Monopoly Game, Family Board Games for 2 to 6 Players & Kids Ages 8 and Up, Includes 8 Tokens (Token Vote Edition) • Amazon Business $19.84 2 $39.68
Mattel Games Blokus Xl Strategy Board Game, Family Game for Kids & Adults with Colorful Oversized Pieces & Just One Rule (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $26.99 1 $26.99
Exploding Kittens Party Pack Card Game | Fun Family Game | For Adults, Teens & Kids (Ages 7+) | 2-10 Players | 15 Minutes of Play • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
UNO, Phase 10 and Pic Flip Bundle, 3 Mattel Card Games in Decorative Storage Tin, Gift for Kid, Family & Adult Game Night, 7 Years & Up • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
Hasbro Gaming Sorry! Family Board Games for Kids and Adults, 2 to 4 Players, Ages 6 and Up (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Taco vs Burrito Card Game - Wildly Popular Surprisingly Strategic Family Game Night - Created by a 7 Year Old - Perfect for Boys, Girls, Kids, Families and Adults Who Love Family Games and Board Games • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Hasbro Gaming Clue Board Game for Kids Ages 8 and Up, Reimagined Clue Game for 2-6 Players, Mystery Games, Detective Games, Family Games for Kids and Adults • Amazon Business $17.79 1 $17.79
Hedbanz, Picture Guessing Board Game Bundle of Disney, Spiderman, Animals Family Game Night, for Adults & Kids Aged 6 and up • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Hasbro Gaming The Game of Life Game, Family Board Game for 2-4 Players, Indoor Game for Kids Ages 8 and Up, Pegs Come in 6 Colors • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
Hasbro Gaming Guess Who? Original,Easy to Load Frame,Double-Sided Character Sheet,2 Player Board Games for Kids,Guessing Games for Families,Ages 6 and Up • Amazon Business $13.16 1 $13.16
Regal Games - Kids Classic Card Games - Includes Old Maid, Go Fish, Slapjack, Crazy 8's, War, and Silly Monster Memory Match- for Family Game Nights, Parties - Set of 6 Games • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


Sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Support a teacher
near you!

Explore a map with requests from teachers across the country.

View map of requests

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"San Ramon","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4044438],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"hideTeacherDetails":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":7899307,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":100,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Castro","isEquityFocus":false,"authorIds":{"4044438":{"owner":"Mrs. Castro","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[7899307],"proposalHash":"-970225245","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20872156,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":4044438,"schoolCounty":"Contra Costa","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}