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Mr. Hartman from Baltimore MD is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keep Our Minds (and Plants) Growing

My students need indoor gardens and lights to keep learning - and growing - all winter long.

  • $567 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Why are my students amazing? My students are amazing because many of them come from backgrounds that are challenging, but they never let it hold them down.

My students work hard at school, and that's why I work hard for them.

I make sure that state and city budgets don't limit my students' learning. I make sure that they get what they need to learn and to thrive in lessons big and small—and you are a big part of that!

My Project

The materials requested in this project will help to bring our amazing school gardening program indoors for winter growing; and winter learning. With the help of EarthBoxes - specially designed container gardens - my students can grow everything from daisies to tomatoes inside the classroom.

My students love to grow and eat their own produce; with your help, we can keep that going all winter long!

We have a great outdoor garden classroom, but we really lose steam in the winter when we are forced indoors. The grow lights and container gardens that this project will bring to my classroom can change all of that. They will allow for lessons ranging from the needs of living things, to cooking demonstrations, and even nutrition lessons all through the lens of a student-led garden.

Thank you for supporting my students - and for believing in public education in America.

Mr. Hartman
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 250 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Novelty 80105 EarthBox Garden Kit, Terra Cotta • Amazon Business $54.99 6 $329.94
2 PACK T8 LED Plant Grow Light Bulbs,3 ft 15 Watts Full Spectrum Light Tubes For Home,Indoor Garden Greenhouse and Hydroponic Aquatic( Frosted Cover) • Amazon Business $44.99 2 $89.98

Materials cost

$419.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$25.20

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.30

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$481.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.96

Total project goal

$566.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$566.38

2 Donors

-$566.38

Donations toward project cost

-$481.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.96

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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