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Mrs. Yokoyama from Los Angeles CA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It’s a “Hard Drive” but We’ll Get There!

My students need a new Samsung hard drive because our current drive is too old.

  • $231 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are incredible. I have 24 motivated English Language Learners who are eager to learn. My students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds with limited resources available to them. We are a Title I, Performance Improvement school with a 100% free lunch program. Many parents work two jobs and are struggling to support their families.

Though their environment may not be conducive to learning, my students have an insatiable love of learning.

I know that if we provide them with the right support, resources, and opportunities, they can experience success.

My Project

Have you ever taken the long way to get somewhere? Well that’s how the hard drive is acting in the classroom. It’s old, slow, and ready to go to greener pastures. Just like a car, it’s parts are old and it’s time to trade it in. The new drive is faster, up to date, and reliable.

Digital storytelling requires the children to go online and save work.

Digital storytelling combines traditional story writing with technology. It allows students to tell stories through voice, text, images, audio, and video. It’s not an easy process so work needs to be saved. We want to make sure that when we return the next day all our information is saved on the hard drive. Now with a drive that is fast, there no stopping us.

Mrs. Yokoyama
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung 850 EVO 500GB 2.5-Inch SATA III Internal SSD (MZ-75E500B/AM) • Amazon Business $149.99 1 $149.99

Materials cost

$149.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$13.72

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$195.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.58

Total project goal

$230.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$230.54

3 Donors

-$105.48

Donations toward project cost

-$102.48

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.00

match offer

-$109.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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