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  • $2,355 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. R.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 24 donors
  • $0 still needed

Hoping For A Chance!

The cost of the computer. digital camera, and accessories is $2319, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

I am a second grade teacher at Sugar Grove Elementary. My school is a small Pre-K thru 5th grade school in the Houston Independent School District which includes 100 hurricane Katrina evacuees. We reside in a high need, low resource area where most of our students don't get the chance to ever touch or even work on a computer or other technology. I would like to give my students the chance to work with some modern technology. I want to be able to get the students more involved in using this technology. The problem is that although the computer is excellent, it is difficult for 30 or more students to view the small screen all at one time. I am writing this proposal for a new computer that my students can use. I want my students to create and share Power Point presentations. I want them to access state department websites to help them prepare for state tests. I want them to search the web to find useful information to use in research projects. This has been an extremely memorable year and I would love to capture our experiences on a digital camera and camcorder and provide my students with a Memory Book or CD so that they can always remember the unique experiences that we have had this year. This proposal would not only benefit my Katrina students, but also my other students who have so willingly and graciously accepted the evacuees into their lives and their school. Please consider rewarding them with this request so that they can have a chance at success.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP Smart Buy - HP Compaq Business Notebook nx6110 ($300 Instant Savings)* • CDW Inc. $799.00 1 $799.00
Sony Handycam DCR HC36 - camcorder - Mini DV • CDW Inc. $398.99 1 $398.99
Canon PowerShot A410 • CDW Inc. $149.99 1 $149.99
HP DeskJet 6540 Clr • CDW Inc. $129.99 1 $129.99
SimpleTech 1GB Secure Digital Memory Card • CDW Inc. $59.84 1 $59.84
Sony LCS-VA5 Soft Carrying Case • CDW Inc. $36.90 1 $36.90
Canon PSC 1 - soft case ( for digital photo camera ) • CDW Inc. $29.92 1 $29.92
HP 95 Tri-color Inkjet Print Cartridge (C8766WN#140) • CDW Inc. $26.92 1 $26.92
HP 100 Gray Inkjet Print Cartridge (C9368AN) • CDW Inc. $24.99 1 $24.99
HP 94 Black Inkjet Cartridge (C8765WN#140) • CDW Inc. $23.93 1 $23.93
Sony DVM 60EXM2 - Excellence - Mini DV tape 60min • CDW Inc. $16.91 1 $16.91

Materials cost

$1,697.38

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$1,931.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$423.90

Total project goal

$2,355.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,355.00

24 Donors

-$2,174.00

Donations toward project cost

-$1,931.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$242.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$181.79

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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24 donors24 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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