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  • $576 goal

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Mr. Pfeiffer
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Help our Student-Run Business and our Financial Literacy Grow!

Help me give my students earbuds and flexible 3D filament to learn real-world financial literacy skills and expand our student-run business.

My Students

My students are eager to find out about and use technology in any way that they can! We are a 5th-6th grade building in the eastern suburbs of Pittsburgh. Our school has put a huge emphasis on STEM and STEAM projects over the last couple of​ years and our students have stepped up to the plate on any task put before them. I want to continue to challenge and enrich them as far as I can!

We have a passionate group of students that cannot wait to get their hands on new materials to help them in their education career!

We have a great faculty and staff as well as an extremely supportive community behind us!

My Project

My students need the earbuds and flexible 3D printer filament to help start our student-run business to learn true financial literacy! Students will use the the printer filament to continue prototyping a new product of ours that will help their classmates, and other students/customers, keep their earbuds with them at all times! The students have been working on early prototypes and are getting closer to bringing their idea to market. They will be the ones in charge. They will be the ones making the decisions. They will be the ones marketing, advertising, and selling the products. This will give them hands-on learning through the lens of an entrepreneur.

The goal is for my students to run every aspect of their own business, from the design, creation, production, sales, and financial responsibilities that go along with all of it.

Last year, our students were able to start their own student-run businesses, through the guidance of the Real World Scholars and EdCorps programs. We are looking to get more supplies to add to and expand our products. With these materials, our students will be able to start towards this goal. Please help us on our journey as the students learn all the financial aspects of running their own business.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bulk Earbuds 100 Pack Multi Colored for Classroom,HONGZAN Wholesale Earbuds Headphones Earphones for Kids,Individually Bagged,Perfect for Students,Schools,Library,Museums,Hotels,Etc • Amazon Business $65.95 6 $395.70
SainSmart Blue Flexible TPU 3D Printing Filament, 1.75 mm, 0.8 kg, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.05 mm • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
SainSmart Yellow Flexible TPU 3D Printing Filament, 1.75 mm, 0.8 kg, Dimensional Accuracy +/- 0.05 mm • Amazon Business $27.01 1 $27.01

Materials cost

$452.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$489.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$86.38

Total project goal

$575.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$575.87

6 Donors

-$277.34

Donations toward project cost

-$253.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.60

match offer

-$277.35

Match offer toward project cost

-$235.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.60

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$21.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Charles Schwab Foundation and 6 other donors.

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