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Ms. Rowe from Dallas TX is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Know It! Grow It! Share It!

Help me give my students the right tools to create a garden full of fresh vegetables.

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students have big hearts and curious minds, but live in an area with limited fresh food options. I would love to create a special gardening club in which I share my love of gardening while they learn gardening basics. The skills they learn can be used in their own homes, whether they use containers in an apartment setting, or raised garden beds in their yards.

A gardening club will build their confidence, foster healthier eating habits, and show them that they can grow fresh food for themselves and their families.

Our gardening club will increase student engagement and motivation through meeting specific criteria - good grades and behavior - while increasing their reading comprehension and vocabulary.

My Project

This will be a club to encourage students to do their best academically and behaviorally, while showing them some basic gardening skills to share with their families. The requested materials / tools will get them started by providing hands-on equipment used to plant and maintain a garden. Our school already has 2 neglected raised beds in the courtyard, so the only additional things we'll need are soil and seeds.

Gardening skills help foster healthier eating, confidence building, and a community spirit.

As students research plant material, composting, harvesting, etc., they will expand their reading comprehension and vocabulary. They might learn a bit about science, too ;)

Ms. Rowe
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK44175015T Garden Hose Water Hose Hose Cover Material EPDM Temp. Range -40 to 190F • Grainger $110.00 1 $110.00
TK44175063T Natural Fertilizer1 gal. • Grainger $53.94 1 $53.94
TK44175016T Can2.5 gal.Steel • Grainger $38.96 1 $38.96
TK44175014T Water Hose Soaker Hose Hose Cover Material PVC Temp. Range 90F Hose Inside Dia. 12 • Grainger $11.42 2 $22.84
TK44175064T 20 gal Round Refuse and Compost Can Metal Silver • Grainger $18.98 1 $18.98
TK44175017T Steel Garden Trowel Corrosion Resistant Straight • Grainger $6.46 2 $12.92
TK44175018T Coated Gloves S7 1 PR • Grainger $1.82 4 $7.28
TK44175022T Coated Gloves L9 1 PR • Grainger $1.82 4 $7.28
TK44175019T Coated Gloves M8 1 PR • Grainger $1.82 4 $7.28
TK44175066T 1.0 gal High Density Polyethylene Round Pail White • Grainger $3.50 2 $7.00
TK44175065T TwistWater Nozzle Twist Flow Control60 psi • Grainger $4.72 1 $4.72
TK44175020T Coated Gloves XL10 1 PR • Grainger $1.82 2 $3.64
TK44175021T Coated Gloves XS6 1 PR • Grainger $1.82 2 $3.64

Materials cost

$298.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.76

Total project goal

$391.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$391.72

8 Donors

-$341.72

Donations toward project cost

-$290.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.26

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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