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Ms. Blaire from Hempstead TX is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Bring A Kiln To Our School!!

My students need a kiln, and the furniture that holds up their creations inside of the kiln.

  • $2,246 goal

This project expired on June 13, 2018.

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My Students

Our school is in a very rural setting of Texas, in a small town. Most students that come to our school are from an economically disadvantaged background. This, however, does not extinguish their curiosity or love of art - just the opposite.

Most students that come into my room have hope in their eyes and want to explore different mediums.

I think that art can be a great escape from any troubles they may be facing. They love creating art in my room and many times are so proud that they give their finished piece to a loved one as a gift.

My Project

At the beginning of the school year, I surveyed each and every art student that takes art at Hempstead High School. I asked them what type of art project would EXCITE them. The OVERWHELMING response was clay, sculpture, ceramics, etc. All of these mediums require something - a KILN!

That is where I come to you for help.

We do not have it in our budget to buy a kiln, and all of the supplies that go with it right now. Please help us to make the student's artistic dreams a reality, by donating to our budding ceramics art program.

Ms. Blaire
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 105 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
30105-1700-Skutt KS Series Kiln - 818-1PH, Cone 10, 240V, 1PH, 26.7A, 17-1/2" x 18" • Blick Art Materials $1,570.00 1 $1,570.00
surcharge • Blick Art Materials $115.00 1 $115.00

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