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Ms. Walker from Memphis TN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Inner-city MEMPHIS students need Your Help!

Help me give my students the same opportunity that students in other neighborhoods have.

  • $376 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in inner-city Memphis, where the lower achieving schools (like mine) receive fewer state funds, which directly correlates to lower state testing scores. (Less money, less achievement) I know research states that the more the kids "GET MOVING", the better prepared they are to "LEARN" things on the tests.

As a motivated, 4th-year Physical Education teacher, I am trying to revamp the outdated, traditional seating for my students.

I want them to benefit from the latest research, just like the kids in the more well-funded areas.

My Project

These supplies will allow us to get these kids moving, which research shows will improve their test scores.

These children need the same opportunities all kids have!!

We will be able to use our gym space more efficiently with poly spots.

We use a classroom to complete our Health lessons and then we are in the gym a few days a week to get them moving. I want to be able to teach lessons that students across the district have an opportunity to experience. With a helping hand, you can help provide opportunities to these inner-city children whom I love.

Ms. Walker
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classroom Package • Nasco $134.95 1 $134.95
6-Color Set of 9 in. Poly Spots • Nasco $19.95 4 $79.80
Clipboards (Set of 30) by Office Solutions Direct! ECO FRIENDLY Hardboard Clipboard Pack, Low Profile Clip Standard A4 Letter Size, Classroom Supplies • Amazon Business $24.45 1 $24.45
Expo Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Black, 12/Pack (80001) • Quill.com $18.99 1 $18.99

Materials cost

$258.19

Vendor shipping charges

$27.47

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$319.53

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.39

Total project goal

$375.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$375.92

2 Donors

-$188.00

Donations toward project cost

-$159.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.20

match offer

-$187.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$159.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.19

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$0.00

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