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Mrs. Castellano from Anaheim CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our School Become Greener!

Help me give my students the gardening tools they need to beautify our school garden. We need seeds, rakes, soil, watering cans, and much more!

  • $240 goal

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My Students

I teach third grade and am also the lead teacher for my school's Green Team club in a Title I school in Anaheim, California. My school is located in a low socioeconomic area and much of our campus is entirely cement with very little greenery.

The surrounding neighborhood in which the majority of our students live consist of run down apartment buildings with little to no yards.

The Green Team would like to offer our students a green sanctuary on campus. It would be amazing if you could help support our Green Team club and school by providing the means to beautify our school grounds!

My Project

Students from kindergarten to sixth grades are a part of our school's Green Team. Unfortunately, we do not have the appropriate tools or supplies to really get our school garden going.

The majority of our school campus is cement and the Green Team would like to bring some greenery to our school.

We would like to create a small space for our students and teachers to enjoy nature in a peaceful setting. In order to create this space, we need some critical gardening supplies, such as soil, seeds, water cans, and gardening tools. Cultivating and caring for our school garden will not only give our students a place for escape, but also instills responsibility and teamwork.

Mrs. Castellano
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 20 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flexzilla Garden Hose, 5/8 in. x 50 ft., Lightweight, Drinking Water Safe - HFZG550YW-E • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
Sow Right Seeds - Herb Garden Seed Collection - Basil, Chives, Cilantro, Parsley, and Oregano Seeds for Planting; 5 Individual Packets • Amazon Business $7.99 4 $31.96
Truly Garden Garden Tote and 2 Gallon Bucket Organizer. The perfect Gardening Gift. This organizer comes with twine, a seed dispenser, and scissors. • Amazon Business $29.95 1 $29.95
Miracle-Gro Seed Starting Potting Mix, 8 qt. • Amazon Business $4.97 5 $24.85
Set of 34 Pack Vegetable & Herb Seeds 34 Varieties Create a Deluxe Garden All Seeds are Heirloom, 100% Non-GMO! by Black Duck Brand 34 Different Varieties • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
INNAV8 Garden Hose Nozzle Heavy Duty - Features 10 Spray Patterns Thumb Control On Off Valve for Easy Water Flow Control - HIGH Pressure Hose Nozzle Sprayer - Garden Hose Spray Nozzle for Garden Hose • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95

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