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Ms. Roman from Meriden CT is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ivy League Here We Come!

Help me give my students authentic Harvard t-shirts to reward and support their efforts as they take an online Harvard class this semester.

  • $324 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in our school community (grades 9-12) encompass a variety of backgrounds, beliefs, and ideas all of which help create a diverse learning environment. Many of our students have difficulty seeing the value of education and they have limited resources to help support their emotional, personal, and educational growth.

While I try to do what I can to engage my students it has become an increasingly difficult task.

Like most young adults my students are engrossed in the present (friends and social media) and cannot see beyond that to the importance of their school experience. As a result, students are disengaged in the classroom. Many students have attendance issues, and many also have a difficult time focusing on daily classroom tasks.

My goal is to engage students in their high school experience so that they can take control of their education and their futures!

My Project

My students are challenging themselves this semester by enrolling in an online Harvard poetry course. They are incredibly excited to be a part of the Harvard community and I want to reward their successes and commitment to a difficult course. These students are exceptional people and are so proud to be a part of this learning experience. I want to give them the t-shirts to help make their learning experience feel more authentic. Because they are engaged in an extended learning experience I am hoping that the t-shirts will help provide a more visual connection to the college and a reminder of their endeavors this semester. The t-shirts will also serve as an important reminder about their college goals and all that they will be able to accomplish in their futures!

Ms. Roman
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 11 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Harvard Seal Tee Shirt • Harvard the Coop $19.98 4 $79.92
Women's Harvard Essential Tee • Harvard the Coop $24.98 2 $49.96
Harvard Seal Tee Shirt • Harvard the Coop $19.98 2 $39.96
Harvard Seal Tee Shirt • Harvard the Coop $19.98 1 $19.98
Harvard Seal Tee Shirt • Harvard the Coop $19.98 1 $19.98
Harvard Seal Tee Shirt • Harvard the Coop $19.98 1 $19.98

Materials cost

$229.78

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$275.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.57

Total project goal

$323.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$323.80

1 Donor

-$162.00

Donations toward project cost

-$137.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.30

match offer

-$161.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$137.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.27

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$0.00

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