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Mrs. Kimbrough from Mobile AL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Minds Through Gardening!

My students need a greenhouse, seed-starting pots, and seeds for their garden.

  • $223 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students in Mobile are learners, thinkers, and scholars. They come from many cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. These children enter the classroom every day ready to interact, explore, and relate their learning to the real world.

Last year, the students have worked tirelessly to create a garden where they grow and harvest vegetables.

While spending time in the garden, they have measured, worked out addition and subtraction problems, researched different vegetables, observed plants, harvested vegetables, and counted money through selling their items from the vegetable cart.

My Project

Through the use of greenhouses, our students will be able to plant vegetable seeds and observe the entire germination process. Once the seeds have germinated, the students will transplant them into our raised beds where they will tend to the vegetables daily. Students will not only learn the value of responsibility, dedication, and hard work through these activities - they will also see the farm-to-table process firsthand. Our hope is for the students to take this knowledge home to their families and plant gardens at their homes. This project will also provide many opportunities to integrate all subject areas into the garden.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gardman R687 4-Tier Mini Greenhouse, 27" Long x 18" Wide x 63" High • Amazon Business $35.22 2 $70.44
Espoma SS16 16-Quart Organic Seed Starter Premium Potting Mix • Amazon Business $15.56 3 $46.68
Vegetable Seeds Heirloom SillySeed Collection - 100% Non GMO. Veggie Garden Variety Pack: Tomato, Cucumber, Lettuce, Kale, Radish, Peas, Carrot, Jalapeno Pepper • Amazon Business $15.95 1 $15.95
TRUEDAYS 4" Plastic Flower Seedlings Nursery Pot/pots, 100 Pack … • Amazon Business $12.00 1 $12.00

Materials cost

$145.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.82

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$189.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.37

Total project goal

$222.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$222.44

5 Donors

-$152.44

Donations toward project cost

-$129.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.87

match offer

-$70.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$59.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

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$0.00

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