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Mrs. Roberts from Bevier MO is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing Our Education!

Help me give my students seeds, propagation kits, and books to learn how to start their own gardening business!

  • $217 goal

This project expired on September 6, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Serving a large population of low-income students, we are constantly fighting an uphill battle. In order to prepare students for high school and beyond, we must give them all the tools they need in the twelve short years we have with them. In order to do this, we must have the necessary tools. I am blessed with a resilient group of individuals and I want to give them every opportunity I can to succeed in life.

We are serving a rural community where jobs are limited.

Most parents must travel for work which also limits their time to devote to their children, which is why it is ever so important to focus on helping these students become well-rounded individuals when they leave this building.

My Project

The best kind of learning happens when students have cross-curricular hands-on experiences. This allows students to find an area they are passionate about and use that love to help them excel. In Growing Our Education, we are going to begin a year-long project that addresses several different areas of learning including personal finance and starting a business, science, and agriculture, and food handling to name a few.

Growing Our Education will allow students to start a project and see it through to the end.

They will have to make a business plan to determine the direction of their business. They will have to tend to the plants daily to ensure their success. Then they will be required to learn proper food handling techniques and new recipes to use their bounty in.

My hope is that the students will be excited to see how different areas of education are integrated into the real world. To see the preparation, planning, and hard work that goes into building a business as well as the rewards that can come from the hard work!

Mrs. Roberts
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Winjoy Grow Light, 30W LED Grow Lamp Bulbs Plant Lights Full Spectrum, Auto ON & Off with 3/6/12H Timer 5 Dimmable Levels Clip-On Desk Grow Lamp for Indoor Plants • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Mix, 8-Quart • Amazon Business $12.97 2 $25.94
Culinary Herb Seed Collection with Greenhouse, 10 Variety, 100% Non GMO Heirloom Basil, Chives, Cilantro, Dill, Lavender, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage and Thyme Herb Seeds • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Viagrow 1 Gal. plastic Nursery Pots (3.78 Liters) 20-Pack • Amazon Business $20.91 1 $20.91
Two 20 Cavity Seed Propagation Kits – Complete with Fiber Soil and Ventilated Greenhouse Tray and Dome. Germinate Seeds Near a Window or Under Lights for the Garden. Sturdy, Reusable Seedling Starter. • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
How to Start a Business: Startup Essentials-The Simple, Step-by-Step Guide to Successfully Start Your Own Business (Online Business, Small Business, ... (Business Startup for Newbies) (Volume 2) • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
Mind Your Business: A Workbook to Grow Your Creative Passion Into a Full-time Gig • Amazon Business $12.16 1 $12.16
Set of 30 Pack Vegetable Seeds! 30 Varieties! Create a Deluxe Garden! All Seeds are Heirloom, 100% Non-GMO! by Black Duck Brand 30 Different Varieties • Amazon Business $10.89 1 $10.89

Materials cost

$151.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.28

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.49

Total project goal

$216.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$216.59

6 Donors

-$113.00

Donations toward project cost

-$96.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.20

match offer

-$102.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$87.30

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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