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Ms. Revells from Brooklyn NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Heat Advisory: No Fan, No AC...Please Help Us!

My students need air conditioning, especially during this excruciating heat wave!

  • $410 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my first year back in middle school, teaching math and science in a 12:1 setting. I did not know what to expect, especially teaching at a new school. At least I knew I would play a role in developing college and career ready citizens. Yet, my students' skills, talents, and interests caught me by surprise.

In a short amount of time, "JM" was able to orchestrate a tableau and include his classmates.

"T " lead off the activity and "JO" cheered his elbow buddy on, encouraging him throughout the whole exercise. My kids were eager to tackle grade level academia and explore new concepts! After the "circle", I was hot and enthusiastic at the same time and had a realization. In a healthy and supportive environment, these students could accomplish their own set goals AND meet academic standards.

My Project

My students desperately need a portable air conditioner! Only select rooms have air conditioning. The school is not providing my 12:1 class with an industrial fan and my kids are suffering, especially during this heat advisory.

Please support our students and fund a portable AC!

In addition, read Jillian Berman's Market Watch article: "Children head back to school in a heat wave, and that spells trouble for poorer students". Despite the neighborhood, our students deserve a ventilated classroom they can learn in and be successful!

In this heat, without air conditioning, how can one perform at their best? Are they expected to perform like their peers, in cool, comfortable settings?

Ms. Revells
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JHS 12,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner Portable AC Unit, A018-12KR/A Upgraded Version Remote Control Air Cooler with Dehumidifier and Fan • Amazon Business $312.99 1 $312.99

Materials cost

$312.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$347.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.36

Total project goal

$409.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$409.04

3 Donors

-$365.00

Donations toward project cost

-$310.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.75

match offer

-$44.04

Match offer toward project cost

-$37.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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