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Mrs. W. from Willow Spgs MO is requesting Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Is A Picture Worth A Thousand Words?

My students need 3 digital cameras and 6 memory cards.

  • $533 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Have you ever taken a picture? Some of my high school students had never had the experience of pointing a camera and pushing the shutter release until three weeks ago!

I teach photography in poverty-filled, rural America. When classes started three weeks ago, I learned that many of my high school students have never had a camera, never taken a picture! To teach 43 students, I have 9 cameras that work at all. Only five of them take quality pictures.

I want three more working cameras and six SD memory cards to hold the photos. This is a major need since kids have to share cameras as they walk around our town and learn to take good photos. When we return to the classroom, it is always very difficult to figure out whose photos are whose and to make sure each student gets to see a finished photo that he actually captured himself.

Your gift will be real, tangible help to these kids who need to see that a picture really is worth a thousand words! Please help us!

Mrs. W.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 43 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
2GB SD MEMORY CARD • Lab Safety Supply, Inc. dba Highsmith Inc $11.61 6 $69.66
EASTMAN KODAK 005 8488959 E1 8994163 • Best Buy $99.99 3 $299.97

Materials cost

$369.63

Vendor shipping charges

$36.96

State sales tax

$15.64

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$436.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$95.88

Total project goal

$532.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$532.66

1 Donor

-$532.66

Donations toward project cost

-$436.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$95.88

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$0.00

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