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Mrs. Rivera from Bridgeport CT is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Headphones Help Us Hear and Learn!

Help me give my students headphones to access their iPad based reading and math programs to get them on grade level!

  • $287 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are 7 and 8-year-old, inner city students. Fifty percent are English Second Language Learners and all of them work hard! We are a family and they are excited to come, learn, and grow. This year, our school goal is to be a model urban school. Each and every day will be spent learning and experiencing new concepts and ideas. Our community is very appreciative of all we do for them and this is one project that must be brought to fruition!

Our inner city school district finds it difficult to compete with surrounding wealthy towns.

Our state is one of the wealthiest in the country; however, our district is also one of the poorest. One hundred percent of our 22,000 students receive free lunch. This is a strong indicator of the economic pressures our families and our students face every day. This year alone we lost social workers, guidance counselors, literacy coaches, and staff. These projects are essential in making up the resources that we are desperately lacking. Thank you in advance for your support!

My Project

My students are ready to learn but today I gave out the LAST pair of student headphones! There is no way for them all to hear their programs with 20 plus children in the room going at the same time!

It is imperative that they all have their own personal set of headphones to get the maximum learning each day!

But their families already sent in a pair at great cost to them, and although the children have taken very good care of them, they tend to break and not last a full school year! So I am in need of providing head sets for my students if their current pair breaks and I have 0 left in my closet!

Please help me to get them for my students and make sure they are learning until the very last day of school!

Mrs. Rivera
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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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
Sony - ZX Series Wired On-Ear Headphones - Black • Best Buy Education $14.00 15 $210.00

Materials cost

$210.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.91

Total project goal

$286.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.06

1 Donor

-$191.00

Donations toward project cost

-$162.35

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.65

match offer

-$95.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$80.80

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.26

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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