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Ms. B. from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our Garden Bloom From An Idea To A Reality!

The cost of various gardening tools, seeds, books on flowers & trees, and a "butterfly garden" (from Delta Education, Sargent Welch, and Nasco) is $571, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $588 goal

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I work at a new small school, "The School for Democracy and Leadership," in Crown Heights. A major theme of our school's mission is student activism. Students have been working hard this year to improve their immediate school surroundings. As part of this initiative, next year our school would like to develop a garden, which both middle- and high-school students design, build and maintain. Your generosity towards this initiative will help students brighten and cultivate a connection with their environment. They will also explore how green spaces can be included in urban planning. To this end, we hope to receive financial support for the following items: -- Boxes in which students can grow plants -- Seeds and saplings -- Gardening tools -- Curriculum guides for linking student gardening with academic achievement At the last school where I worked, our gardening space became a place to mingle, reflect, draw, and write. Students had fun and learned about growth, recycling and architecture. Please support our garden! I would like to create a space like that at my old school that promotes creative thought in the natural environment. We promise to invite you for a visit when we've made some progress!

Ms. B.
Grades 9-12
  • School For Democracy-Leadership
  • Brooklyn, NY
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
GARDEN BOX KIT PK12 • Nasco $43.26 5 $216.30
Butterfly Garden • Delta Education $19.95 1 $19.95
Seed Assortment Set • Delta Education $14.50 2 $29.00
BOOK - TREES OF NORTH AMERICA • Sargent Welch $13.99 1 $13.99
FLOWER GARDEN HARDCOVER • Nasco $13.45 1 $13.45
Gardening Hand Tools Set • Delta Education $12.95 3 $38.85
LANDSCAPER GARDEN TOOL SET • Nasco $5.35 5 $26.75
TROWEL - GARDEN F/WL8321A • Sargent Welch $5.35 10 $53.50

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