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Ms. Chan from Flushing NY is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping It So Fresh and So Clean in Pre-K

Help me give my students a classroom portable washing machine and detergent to keep our blankets and emergency clothes clean.

  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with an incredible group of diverse kindergarten students. Most of the students come from low income families, so educational materials are hard to come by.

Early childhood grades have always been something that is very near and dear to my heart.

There are so many different cultures and personalities, but the one thing that my students all have in common is that they all love to learn and work together as a classroom community. They each have a lot to offer and share.

My Project

Every now and then I come across a student who continually brings in the same dirty blanket and bed sheets back to school on a weekly basis. Or I may send home a set of dirty clothes and the fresh pair of emergency clothes never comes back to the classroom. Unfortunately, I have a few of those students in my class this year. I would love to have a portable washing machine to help clean their emergency clothes and blankets.

The impact this will make on our students will be tremendous.

Having freshly laundered blankets for some of my higher needs students would be a tremendous gift. This is the only way I can ensure that all of students will always have clean emergency clothing and blankets.

Ms. Chan
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Pyle Upgraded Version Portable Washer - Top Loader Portable Laundry, Mini Washing Machine, Quiet Washer, Rotary Controller, 110V - For Compact Laundry, 4.5 Lbs. Capacity, Translucent Tubs - PUCWM11 • Amazon Business $63.56 1 $63.56
Tide Liquid Laundry Detergent Smart Pouch, Original Scent, HE Turbo Clean, Pack of three 48 oz. pouches, 93 loads (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97

Materials cost

$117.53

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.76

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$149.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.35

Total project goal

$175.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$175.64

3 Donors

-$86.00

Donations toward project cost

-$77.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.40

match offer

-$84.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$71.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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