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Mrs. G.
Grades 6-8
Half of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Kids Do It Themselves

My students need tools to make the projects they dream up a reality. They need a hammer, 2 saws, a drill and drill bits, hardware, tape and gloves to protect their hands.

My Students

From fixing a book shelf to building a fort, all kids should have the skills and tools to be able to build the projects that they imagine. Our goal is to inspire the next generation of "Do It Yourselfers".

We are a small, rural K-8 school in Vermont.

Our students come from a range of social economic backgrounds. More than half of our students receive free and reduced lunch. Our students are curious and eager for more opportunities to create. They love to get their hands dirty and make projects of which they are proud.

My Project

Hammers, nails, saws, screwdrivers, and other tools are the nuts and bolts needed to equip young builders. We need basic tools and supplies that will enable our students to build various projects that showcase their learning in creative ways. Help us make their ideas reality.

Our students can't always afford to buy a new things.

We want to teach them to build their own or fix what's broken. We want to help build a future where everyone can fix a flat tire beside the road and people aren't afraid to try to fix things. This will help create a more sustainable future for us all.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Stanley 94-248 65-Piece General Homeowner's Tool Set • Amazon $39.95 2 $79.90
Black & Decker LDX112C 12-Volt Max Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver with 1 Battery • Amazon $44.89 1 $44.89
5038-3 PK Fix-It DUCTape 1.87-Inches x 60-Yards, 7-Mil, 3-Pack • Amazon $16.03 1 $16.03
Stanley 20-045 15-Inch Fat Max Hand Saw • Amazon $15.94 1 $15.94
G & F 2002 Grain Pigskin Leather work gloves, Premium Washable leather, Size Medium. (Value Pack: 3 pairs) • Amazon $14.99 1 $14.99
Custom Leathercraft 125M Handyman Flex Grip Work Gloves, Medium • Amazon $12.38 1 $12.38
Stanley 20-556 6-Inch FatMax Jab Saw • Amazon $12.07 1 $12.07
347pc Home Nut, Bolt, Screw & Washer Assortment - All Phillips Head! • Amazon $10.80 1 $10.80
347pc Home Nut, Bolt, Screw & Washer Assortment - All Phillips Head! • Amazon $10.78 1 $10.78
Stanley 33-425 Powerlock 25-Foot by 1-Inch Measuring Tape - Original • Amazon $9.44 1 $9.44
Black & Decker 15557 10-Piece Drill Bit Set • Amazon $5.88 1 $5.88
Scotch Duct Tape, Love Note, 1.88-Inch by 10-Yard • Amazon $5.26 1 $5.26
Duck Brand 280110 Zig-Zag Zebra Printed Duct Tape, Black/White, 1.88-Inch by 10 Yards, Single Roll • Amazon $3.37 1 $3.37

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This project will reach 21 students.

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