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Mrs. Sanzone from Waterbury CT is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping it Clean While Having Fun!

Help me give my students recess equipment such as balls and frisbees as well as some cleaning materials!

  • $231 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, eager to learn, and fun-loving. Despite some tough situations some of my students face at home, they come in every day really giving it their all. At our school, 100% of our students receive a free breakfast and lunch. Coming from an urban district and a Title I school, unfortunately my students do not have as many supplies and opportunities as the surrounding districts.

"The need for imagination, as a sense of truth, and as a feeling of responsibility — these are the three forces which are the very nerve of education." - Rudolf Steiner

For this reason, I work extra hard to raise money for supplies that will be used by my students. These supplies benefit my students in so many ways, and it also teaches them a deeper lesson of how good the world can be. Over the years when I have told my students that we have gotten a project funded and we were getting supplies, the looks on their faces were priceless. My students are so appreciative, and donations from kind-hearted people really impact their lives in such a major way!

My Project

Recess is one of my students’ favorite times of the day. They love to play outside on the blacktop. Cooperative play is essential for students to learn how to get along with each other and to work together as a community. Currently, we have only blacktop space available for outdoor recess, so I’m hoping to purchase outdoor play materials such as balls, chalk, and outdoor games for the children to play during recess.

“When we make play the foundation of learning, we teach the whole child."~ Vince Gowmon

In addition to providing my students with some materials for outdoor recess I would also like some disinfecting wipes because flu season is right around the corner!

Mrs. Sanzone
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sportime Recess Pack, Green, Grade 3, Set of 20 • Amazon Business $148.69 1 $148.69
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes plus Clorox Disinfecting Wipes with Micro-Scrubbers Value Pack (2 Pack of 75 Count, 1 Pack of 70 Count), Bleach Free Cleaning Wipes, 1 Set • Amazon Business $14.49 1 $14.49

Materials cost

$163.18

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$195.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.52

Total project goal

$230.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$230.15

8 Donors

-$188.98

Donations toward project cost

-$165.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.10

Matching donations from our partners

-$35.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$29.75

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.17

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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