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Mr. Cates from Live Oak CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hydration for the Win!

Help me give my students hydration packs for future hiking trips. These packs will allow them to carry water on our hiking trips.

  • $868 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Agriculture is a huge way of life in our area. Our school has a very high percentage of kids who come from migrant families. Many of our students receive their only meals of the day at school. We have a very diverse population at our school, and that is one of the things that makes it so great. Our kids may not have socioeconomic advantages, but that doesn't stop them from being high achievers. Many of our families are unable to venture outside our immediate community to enjoy the boundless recreation opportunities we have. The Environmental and Adventuring club has a goal of taking our members on hikes and adventuring to enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds our valley.

My Project

These CamelBak hydration packs will give my students the ability to safely go on our hikes. By providing them access to water, we can make sure they all have successful and safe hikes. Hiking is one of the best ways they can learn about their environment.

Proper hydration is essential when out adventuring in nature.

These CamelBak hydration packs will ensure our students' safety. These packs will allow us to keep or students properly hydrated and safe on our adventure.

These CamelBak hydration packs will allow us to take them on a variety of outdoor adventures all over Northern California.

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Mr. Cates
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CamelBak Octane Dart 50 oz. Hydration Pack • DICK'S Sporting Goods $70.00 9 $630.00

Materials cost

$630.00

Vendor shipping charges

$10.00

State sales tax

$57.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$737.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$130.07

Total project goal

$867.16

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$867.16

1 Donor

-$737.09

Donations toward project cost

-$737.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$130.07

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$0.00

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