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Mrs. De La Cruz from Staten Island NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Growing OUT of Our Classroom!

My students need the finishing touches for our vegetable and herb garden!

  • $1,937 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a smaller, title one school in NYC, with a large population of students with disabilities. Our students come from a variety of economic background. We have a large population of students of mixed ethnicities and many of them have English as their second language.

Our students rely on community support and resources provided in our community school.

Our learners benefit from the use of various teaching tools that can help them move, think, play and learn in fun and creative ways.

My Project

My students have worked hard to build and sustain a vegetable and herb garden. From small flower pots on our windowsill to buckets in the front yard, we have learned about gardening, the science behind it, and the insects and natural elements contributing.

We have recently built 4 raised garden beds, but do not have have the materials, like soil, needed to complete the project.

By having the funding necessary to purchase the soil and tarps, we will be able to have a fully-functioning garden for the spring! The students will be able to work in a new outdoor space, experiencing the science of nature.

Mrs. De La Cruz
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Nature's Care Organic Incredible Expanding Planting Mix 0.67CF (expands up to 2 cubic feet) • Amazon Business $25.99 60 $1,559.40
AGU 4'x50' Weed Control Fabric Premium 2oz Weed Barrier Landscape Fabric Anti-UV Ground Cover Easy Install for landscape design and weed control with discount price SKU:AGN450 • Amazon Business $24.00 1 $24.00
120 pcs Plastic Plant Tags,Ishua T-type Markers Nursery Garden Labels Stakes for Gardening Green House Humidity Dome Orchard Botanical Garden Assorted Color 2.36"x3.94"inches (6x10 cm) • Amazon Business $8.33 1 $8.33

Materials cost

$1,591.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$23.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,645.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$290.40

Total project goal

$1,936.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,936.01

2 Donors

-$968.00

Donations toward project cost

-$822.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$145.20

match offer

-$968.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$822.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$145.20

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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