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Mrs. Osorio from Arleta CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Good Financial Habits Start in the Classroom

My students need 2 Breakout EDU kits and 3 money games to learn about financial literacy in an entertaining and engaging way.

  • $494 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 29 wonderful 5th-grade students, which include special education students, magnet students, English Language Learners, and intervention students. They are very enthusiastic about learning and are always eager to explore new things. They love coming to school every day, and always have a big smile on their faces, despite the socioeconomic hardships they endure in the community in which they live. They attend a school in California, in a low-income neighborhood. The school is both a regular and highly gifted/magnet institution. However, my students are part of the regular school and do not have access to the materials and enrichment activities that the magnet students have.

My Project

"Academic qualifications are important and so is financial education. They're both important and schools are forgetting one of them," said Robert Kiyosaki. This is true in our schools today. We are so preoccupied with teaching academics that we forget one of the basic life skills: managing money. That is why I am requesting 2 Breakout EDU kits to teach students how to solve problems with money. Students will work in groups to decide how it is best to spend, save and invest their money. The money games will help students to reinforce the basic money skills, such as identifying coins and bills and making change.

The skills and knowledge they gain will ensure that they become more aware of managing money and making responsible decisions when it comes to finances.

If students have these skills, they will lead a more financially secure life.

Your support will greatly impact the students' lives now and in the future. Thank you in advance for your support.

Mrs. Osorio
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Breakout EDU Kit & Platform Access • AKJ Education $150.00 2 $300.00
Learning Resources Buy It Right Shopping Game • Amazon Business $22.79 1 $22.79
Learning Advantage 8231 QUIZMO Making Change Card • Amazon Business $21.04 1 $21.04
Exact Change (2Nd Edition) • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$351.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.19

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$419.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.99

Total project goal

$493.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$493.28

34 Donors

-$241.04

Donations toward project cost

-$216.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.08

match offer

-$238.03

Match offer toward project cost

-$202.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.21

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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