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Mrs. Yokoyama from Los Angeles CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Gung Hay Fat Choy! Happy New Year!

Help me give my students gusset bags, assorted cardstock, and Chinese New Year plates!

  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are incredible. I have 24 motivated English Language Learners who are eager to learn. My students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds with limited resources available to them. We are a Title I, Performance Improvement School, with one hundred percent of our students on the free lunch program. Many parents work two jobs and are struggling to support their families.

Though their outside environment may not be conducive to learning, my students have an insatiable love of learning.

I know that if we provide them with the right support, resources, and opportunities, they can experience success.

My Project

At our school we try to recognize and celebrate all cultures. Many of our students are from Asian countries so celebrating the new year is a special occasion. We pass out red envelopes for good luck as well as display red and yellow artwork throughout the school. These plates will decorate our classroom as well as outside the office. We will use the red cardstock to make red lanterns to hang for the new year.

School climate and school culture directly impact student success.

As a result, it is particularly important for the school culture (and the classroom culture) to reflect, acknowledge, and celebrate diversity.

The bags will be used for their crafts they make to give to their parents.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
6"W x 12"L x 3"D Gusseted Poly Bag, 1.5 Mil, 1000/Carton (1417) • Quill.com $36.89 1 $36.89
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Re-Entry Red, 250/Pack (22751) • Quill.com $19.79 1 $19.79
Astrobrights Cardstock Paper, 65 lbs, 8.5" x 11", Assorted Colors, 250/Pack (21004) • Quill.com $19.79 1 $19.79
Amscan Chinese New Years Blessing Paper Plate, 7" x 7", 5/Pack", 8 Per Pack • Quill.com $17.09 1 $17.09
4"W x 8"L x 2"D Gusseted Poly Bag, 1.5 Mil, 1000/Carton (1400) • Quill.com $13.94 1 $13.94

Materials cost

$107.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.84

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.29

Total project goal

$175.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$175.24

3 Donors

-$83.00

Donations toward project cost

-$79.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.45

match offer

-$81.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$69.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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