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Mrs. Gardocki from Springfield MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help! Our Easel is Broken and Can't Be Used!

My students need a new sturdy easel for our front rug. We use our easel several times throughout for story time, math and speech. Our current easel is 20+ years old and on its way out!

  • $453 goal

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My Students

Our classroom is made up of 25 little shinning stars! Many of the children in our class are experiencing being away from their parents for the first time. They are able to start preschool on their third birthday, and are welcome to stay in our program for up to three years until reaching five years old. The children in our classroom come from all different backgrounds and neighborhoods throughout the city of Springfield. All of our students come to us at different levels and with many different needs. Half of our class is made up of special education students with individual learning plans. The children in our class are learning many fundamentals from counting, their alphabet, to shapes and colors. Eighty-five percent of our student body falls below or at poverty level.

My Project

Our easel is 20+ years old and is hanging on for dear life! It is currently being held together by one bolt. It is a major safety hazard in our classroom. We would be beyond thankful to have a new easel. We use our current easel several times throughout the day. We start our day off with a morning/afternoon message from the teacher. We also use it during story time, math and speech for visuals. At the pre-k level visuals and hands on activities are very important for their development. However with the current condition of our easel the children are unable to use ours.

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

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ516 - Double-Wide Teaching Easel with Locking Casters • Lakeshore Learning Materials $349.00 1 $349.00

Materials cost

$349.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$384.24

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$67.81

Total project goal

$452.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$452.05

2 Donors

-$452.05

Donations toward project cost

-$384.24

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.81

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$0.00

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