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Mr. Feinberg from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep our Makerspace Clean and Stocked

My students need a shop-vac and new arduino boards to keep our maker space clean and stocked.

  • $336 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students love to participate, learn and experiment. They come from a low-income under-served part of Los Angeles. 93% of my students qualify for free or reduced lunch. The school is predominantly Latino, with a smaller population of African American and Filipino students.

My students love to learn by doing.

They make hypotheses and connections, do experiments and report back on the results. They understand the engineering cycle, and they work hard to continuously improve their results.

Most of all, my students are hard workers. They always impress me by how resourceful they are. They know that college and career readiness are their goals, and they are ready to change the odds in the inner city.

My Project

We've been working hard in our Maker Space building and destroying all sorts of things. We have built prosthetic arms, model bridges, arduino-controlled smoke detectors and catapults. But out makerspace is getting dirty and we are in need of a restock.

We need to restock and cleanup!

With a shop-vac, we will no longer have to sweep up all the little sawdust around our classroom. We are also asking for 8 more arduino micro-controllers, so we can program new and crazier inventions. Finally, we would like a wall organizer for all of our tools and materials, so that students can find what they need quickly. Please help us improve and restock our maker space, taking our learning experience to the next level.

Mr. Feinberg
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RedBoard - Programmed with Arduino • Amazon Business $17.50 8 $140.00
Shop-Vac 5989300 5-Gallon 4.5 Peak HP Stainless Steel Wet Dry Vacuum • Amazon Business $49.79 1 $49.79
HORUSDY Wall Mounted Storage Bins Parts Rack 44 Bin Organizer Garage Plastic Shop Tool(44-Piece) • Amazon Business $41.00 1 $41.00

Materials cost

$230.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$285.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.36

Total project goal

$335.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$335.73

3 Donors

-$167.86

Donations toward project cost

-$142.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.18

match offer

-$167.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$142.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.18

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$0.00

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