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Mr. Ingram from Camden NJ is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

How My Driving Helps My Family

Help me give my students better chance to pass their driving test at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

  • $377 goal

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My Students

My students live in Camden, N.J. This city has one of the highest crime rates in the country. Daily, my students have to deal with crime, gangs. poverty, and no family structure. I go to my students' homes and see their deplorable living conditions. They barely have any furniture, limited lighting, and have bug-infested rooms. While they deal with all of that, many come to school to get a break from their lives and are eager to learn.

One class my students look forward to is Driver Education.

They want to get their driver's license without having to drive illegally, which many do. So many students are bored with school yet are eager to get a class that will be immediately beneficial to them.

Some of my students will wait past their 17th birthdays just to take the New Jersey State written test in my class, even though they could go to the motor vehicle department and take the test.

My Project

My students need to get their drivers' licenses to help their families with their life activities. Students tell me in class that with them driving they can food shop or get a job to help their families. Most of the family members don't drive and rely on their kids to help. With this new equipment, I can monitor my students' progress in real time on the driving simulators to ensure they pass their driving tests. With limited access to real car driving experiences, driving simulators give excellent insight and feel to real driving. Here the teacher can make sure the students pass their driving tests.

Mr. Ingram
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HyperX Cloud Flight - Wireless Gaming Headset, with Long Lasting Battery Up to 30 hours of Use, Detachable Noise Cancelling Microphone, Red LED Light, Bass, Comfortable Memory Foam, PS4, PC, PS4 Pro • Amazon Business $118.00 1 $118.00
Samsung 970 EVO 500GB - NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 SSD (MZ-V7E500BW) • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
XPG Z1 DDR4 2400 MHz (PC4 19200) 16GB (2x8GB) Memory Modules, Red (AX4U240038G16-DRZ) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
ARCTIC F14 PWM PST CO – 140 mm High Performance PWM PST Fan for Continuous Operation, Case Fan with Patented PWM Sharing Technology (PST) • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98

Materials cost

$285.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$320.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.51

Total project goal

$376.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$376.76

4 Donors

-$263.00

Donations toward project cost

-$223.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.45

match offer

-$113.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$96.70

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.06

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$0.00

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