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

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Dotson from Fort Worth TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Goodbye, Old Faithful! Hello New Faithful!

My students need a listening center to complete our centers. We have books and CDs, but our CD player has decided to retire! We are thankful for old faithful's help thus far!

  • $273 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very special! I know that is said a lot, but they truly are. Each one has their own individual personality which really helps our classroom morale. I have some low socioeconomic students. Some go home and may not eat until the next day. I don't bring that up for sympathy, however, I bring it up because each day they come in with a positive attitude despite what they experience outside of school.

I teach at a Title 1 school located in Texas.

100 percent of my students receive free meals each day! I also have a few students with special needs. They add more personality to our classroom each day! I've lost some students from moving, yet still maintain communication with their parents. I love seeing how family oriented my students are. It makes our school family so tight.

My Project

My kids enjoy listening to reading! The listening center is easily the most popular center this year. This new CD player will allow my kids to continue their enjoyment of the listening center. Each book and CD will be played with this new CD player.

"Did you hear that?!" I definitely enjoy hearing my students yell that out (with headphones on).

Our listening center helps my students with decoding words and how to use expression when reading books aloud. Though they really enjoy my read alouds, I am sure they would prefer to listen to someone else once in awhile!

Mrs. Dotson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 18 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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. Dotson is requesting.

See our finances

TEACHERS, FEELING INSPIRED?

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

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DD518 - Wireless Classroom Headphones Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00

Materials cost

$199.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$231.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.94

Total project goal

$272.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$272.92

2 Donors

-$262.33

Donations toward project cost

-$231.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.35

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Fort Worth

Make an impact on
Fort Worth classrooms

Extend the reach of your impact by supporting local classrooms in your community.

View map of local classrooms

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Fort Worth","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4786059],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TX","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3129815,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/goodbye-old-faithful-hello-new-faithfu/3129815/","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":18,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Dotson","isEquityFocus":true,"authorIds":{"4786059":{"owner":"Mrs. Dotson","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3129815],"proposalHash":"1235061876","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4786059_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1505838891914","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21002113,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTIzNDM4NQ==","NDc4NjA1OQ=="],"teacherId":4786059,"schoolCounty":"Tarrant","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TX","name":"Texas"}}