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Mrs. Piazza from Ridgewood NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Is It Hot in Here, or Is It Just Me?

Help me give my students warmer and cooler air to help us focus everyday of the school year!

  • $495 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are mixed general education and special education students who are excited about their upcoming seventh grade school year. They are 75% reduced-price lunch students who come from various types of backgrounds and cultures, but who are all "my kids" during the school year.

My students demonstrate the ability to persevere throughout the school year as we read engaging texts dealing with daily struggles for the main characters.

These texts allow my students to connect to the character and see how their daily lives are not as difficult as they may appear.

My Project

Daily, our classroom temperature is regulated by the weather and how much heat can get up to our classroom. Sometimes, students climb the five floors of stairs after gym, and are begging to have some cold air come in. Opening the windows just doesn't cut it. In addition, come the spring and summer months, our classroom on the top floor will be a sauna.

Preparation is the key to success, especially since the state tests will be during those very hot and humid months.

Having students who are not sweltering or freezing will aid students in their success.

Mrs. Piazza
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BLACK + DECKER 14000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner Unit + 11000 BTU Heater, Remote, LED Display, Window Vent Kit, 4 Caster Wheels, White • Amazon Business $384.23 1 $384.23

Materials cost

$384.23

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$419.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.12

Total project goal

$494.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$494.11

14 Donors

-$252.00

Donations toward project cost

-$237.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$215.28

Match offers toward project cost

-$182.99

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.29

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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