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Mrs. Pilcher from Olive Branch MS is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Forward with STEAM!

Help me give my students the supplies they need to bring Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture and Math to life in our greenhouse!

  • $424 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our high school is full of motivated, generous and hard-working students. Living in a state with a high percentage of obesity and poverty, our students are ready to change those numbers by educating the community about healthy eating while promoting community gardens and encouraging physical activity.

While striving to maintain good stewardship of the land, our students will focus on conservation of resources and protecting the environment by making decisions that revolve around sustainability within our community.

Our students are dedicated to promoting agriculture in the classroom while encouraging others to make positive changes in the way we look at food and nutrition.

My Project

By using STEAM on our school farm, the students will use innovative ways to raise and produce food while conserving water and maintaining soil health. Hydroponics will be used in our greenhouse and a sprinkler system using collected rainwater will be used for our crops in our hoop house. Our students will produce food throughout the year for Center Hill students and their families while educating them about the benefits of healthful eating. These meals will be sent home with students through our Mighty Mustang Meals Backpack Program. While using STEAM on our school farm, this project will shine a light on the poverty and obesity epidemics that plague our state while presenting a solution that will promote efficient backyard gardening techniques.

Mrs. Pilcher
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Viagrow Hydroponic Black Bucket Deep Water System • Home Depot $284.04 1 $284.04
Kellogg Liquid Organics 32 oz. • Home Depot $9.87 2 $19.74

Materials cost

$303.78

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$359.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.46

Total project goal

$423.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$423.06

1 Donor

-$282.04

Donations toward project cost

-$239.73

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.31

match offer

-$141.02

Match offer toward project cost

-$119.87

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.15

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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