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Ms. Steer from South Boston MA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hydration Helps Learning

Help me give my students water bottles that will minimize the amount of time they need to leave the classroom.

  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are incredibly curious about the world around them. There are five different languages spoken as a variety of different cultures represented in the classroom. These differences make us create a wonderfully diverse learning environment.

As a community we strive to learn from our mistakes in order to make the world a better place.

These students remind me every day why I became a teacher. They have open hearts, and growing minds that are eager and ready to understand the world.

My Project

Most school hallways are lined with water fountains. In between classes students can be seen grabbing a quick drink or filling up their water bottle. Unfortunately this is not a reality in my school because we do not have potable water. Instead students are required to locate small Dixie cups and grab a drink from one of the two water coolers that are shared by over 200 students. As a result my students are not hydrating as much as they should. Furthermore students often ask to leave class to grab a drink because they did not get enough from one small pixie cup.

These water bottles would allow students to increase the amount of water they drink daily.

Ms. Steer
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
50 Strong Sports Squeeze Water Bottle Bulk Pack - 24 Bottles - 22 oz. BPA Free Easy Open Push/Pull Cap - Made in USA by • Amazon Business $59.99 5 $299.95

Materials cost

$299.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.02

Total project goal

$393.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.47

1 Donor

-$78.69

Donations toward project cost

-$66.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.80

match offer

-$314.78

Match offer toward project cost

-$267.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.22

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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