You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Leenstra from Lake Orion MI is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Leading Learners need Laptops!

My students need three Chromebooks for daily, computer access in our classroom.

  • $775 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We had a lot of movement and redistricting occur over the past year. The students I have this year have flocked into our building from over ten different places including other buildings in our district, other local districts and as far away as Albania and Germany!

We are becoming a more diverse group of learners and leaders and I love it!

With this diversity and mix of needs for our students, having the right equipment is essential. We have students with limited access to technology at home, students with special needs that could greatly benefit from technology for various supports and we also have a unique situation in 3rd grade where students are required to do standardized testing in the spring. Having computer skills is essential to their lives and learning!

My Project

My current students are at a disadvantage! The world is becoming more and more tech oriented and the money that is given to pubic education is lessening.

We want students to have the technological skills for the future but we do not have the resources or funding on our own!

I would like to start gathering Chrome Books for classroom use. These Chrome Books would allow our students to have every day, easy access to technology.

Easy access to technology means they will be able to build their typing skills, which is a 3rd grade requirement and have greater access to math and reading programs that support their learning. Having classroom computers, versus our current school carts, also means that students will have constant access to these tools rather than having to schedule a time. Some of my students would benefit from using technology each day in writing, for example, to type their stories and assist with fine motor issues or visual impairments and having our classroom Chrome Books would allow for this to take place.

Mrs. Leenstra
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Leenstra is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung - 11.6'Chromebook - Intel Celeron - 4GB Memory - 32GB eMMC Flash Memory - Metallic Black • Best Buy Education $206.44 3 $619.32

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


5 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Lake Orion","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[849680],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3025872,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":24,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Leenstra","authorIds":{"849680":{"owner":"Mrs. Leenstra","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3025872],"proposalHash":"1062685488","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":152431,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTExNzk0NQ==","ODQ5Njgw","NTExODE4Nw==","NTA4NjkxOQ==","NTExNzI4Mw==","NTExNzM5OQ=="],"teacherId":849680,"schoolCounty":"Oakland","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MI","name":"Michigan"}}