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Mr. Grinstead from Brooklyn NY is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help my students 'see' history

The cost of a color television from Best Buy and a DVD/VCR from Highsmith is $533, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $533 goal

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I am a social studies and history teacher at an underfunded urban school in Brooklyn, N.Y. I remember when I was a student, and so much of the history I learned came to life through videos and documentaries. While some may view movies as non-academic, I think they help our students see and understand in ways that the textbook does not. Unfortunately, the few VCRs already in our school are often broken or in use by other classrooms. It is very difficult to schedule movie viewing for more than one day. I would be extremely grateful to have a TV and VCR in my class that I could depend on for day-to-day use. My students would be even more appreciative! Thanks for your consideration!

Mr. Grinstead
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 175 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
27" COLOR TELEVISION • Best Buy $209.00 1 $209.00
Sony DVD/VCR Combo • Highsmith Inc. $162.80 1 $162.80

Materials cost

$371.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$436.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.85

Total project goal

$532.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$532.50

1 Donor

-$437.00

Donations toward project cost

-$437.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$95.93

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$0.00

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