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Mrs. Sinclair from Bronx NY is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Helping Kids Breathe Easier

My students need an air purifier to help breathe clean air.

  • $271 goal

This project expired on April 9, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many students are diagnosed with asthma and this can cause many health problems such as frequent absences. I want to help my students be able to breathe easier while they are sitting in my room.

I teach sixth graders in the poorest congressional district in the US.

Not only do my students suffer from poverty they also extremely poor air quality in our city. This is often the reason why my students suffer from asthma. Asthma makes it difficult for my students to breathe and causes them to be absent frequently. When my students are absent they are losing precious learning time.

My Project

I want to make my classroom a safe place where my students can breathe easy. I donation of an air purifier can help them breathe cleaner air. Our school building is a very old building with very old dust that always seems to settle. Now that winter is coming we will not be able to keep the windows open to circulate that stale, dry, dusty air. My asthmatic students need help to keep their air clean. The air purifier will help them breathe cleaner fresher air.

Only you will be able to help my students breathe better.

Give my students the opportunity to have a breath of fresh air with the air purifier. Help my students suffering from asthma have a fair shot. Thank you for your help!

Mrs. Sinclair
Grades 6-8
  • Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation
  • Bronx, NY
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 75 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Envion Therapure HEPA Air Purifier - White • Best Buy $179.99 1 $179.99

Materials cost

$179.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$229.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.53

Total project goal

$270.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$270.22

5 Donors

-$183.00

Donations toward project cost

-$155.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.45

match offer

-$87.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$74.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.08

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$0.00

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