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Mr. Maresh from Meriden CT is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

It's Good to Be Organized

Help me give my students grow lights and shelving to organize our classroom and consolidate our growing operation.

  • $558 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students often ask me, "When am I ever going to use science in my life?" I tell them it is not the just the content that is important, but it is the way science requires you to approach problems that is truly valuable.

My students want tangible learning experiences that have real-world applications.

Students at my school have limited resources to engage in truly immersive learning in the science concepts that interest them. This is compounded by the fact that often times, even the essential supplies needed are not available.

My Project

Let's just say that my classroom has become a bit of a jungle. In my classroom space is limited and extra shelving is always welcome. These steel shelves on coasters will make storing equipment more convenient and mobile. It can also help us to use space more efficiently if we did not have to rely on window space for growing our plants.

We need a more organized way to store our equipment and grow our seedlings, and in general we just need more room.

We also need more light for growing our plants. These grow lights are well suited for a growing station in my classroom and can easily be joined together to make for a very convenient and versatile lighting situation.

Mr. Maresh
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Feit 74302 Blue Spectrum Dual 2' LED Grow Light • Amazon Business $29.97 10 $299.70
Seville Classics 5-Tier UltraZinc Steel Wire Shelving /w Wheels, 14" D x 30" W x 60" H • Amazon Business $49.88 2 $99.76
Belkin BE112230-08 12-Outlet Power Strip Surge Protector • Amazon Business $18.99 2 $37.98

Materials cost

$437.44

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$474.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.65

Total project goal

$557.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$557.65

1 Donor

-$55.76

Donations toward project cost

-$47.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.36

match offer

-$501.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$426.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.28

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$0.00

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