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Mrs. Marciniak from Bay City MI is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Helping the Homeless Through Coding

My students need a kid friendly 3D printer to learn about coding while helping the homeless.

  • $519 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an awesome group of 3rd grade service workers. We are Team Paws! It's our goal to change the world with kindness. Even the smallest kind act can mean a lot; hold the door, smile at someone, use your manners, be humble, and be kind, always.

My students understand that what they do and say matters.

They know their actions can make a difference. As members of Team Paws, they learn we truly do rise by lifting others. Our motto, Spread Kindness, is what makes being a part of Team Paws so special and important. Team Paws is a group of 30 little kids giving back to our community through volunteerism.

For this project, I'd like my kids to use technology as a way to help the homeless. We'd like to make combs and small toys for our local homeless shelter.

My Project

Can kids really help--just by learning how to code? Yes! This project combines learning how to code with learning WHY service to others matters.

For this project, I am requesting a kid-friendly 3D printer that the kids will use to make combs and small toys for adults and children experiencing homelessness.

Not only will our 3D printer allow my kids to dive into the world of coding, but they will be doing so in the name of service to others.

Every school year my kids and I collect socks, underwear, and other necessities that we hand deliver to our local homeless shelter.

With your help, my kids can also make items like small toys, combs, and other necessities to be delivered along with socks and underwear.

This is a project that combines learning how to use advanced technology with learning how and why service to others matters.

Please consider supporting my kids as they strive to change the world.

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ToyBox Deluxe Bundle • Toybox $385.84 1 $385.84

Materials cost

$385.84

Vendor shipping charges

$19.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$440.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.76

Total project goal

$518.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$518.39

6 Donors

-$258.76

Donations toward project cost

-$220.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.06

match offer

-$258.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$219.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.81

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.89

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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