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Mr. Carlos Chong from Tujunga CA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn Anywhere, Any Time

Help me give my students the ability to learn from anywhere by upgrading our video editing equipment.

  • $1,500 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I serve at a very diverse community in a city called Sunland/Tujunga. It's a predominantly middle to lower class population. I'm a math teacher at this high school and have been teaching for twelve years.

My students are like ice cream at Baskin Robbins; they come in all different forms and cultures.

Though the population is predominantly Hispanic, I also see Asian students, white students, black students, and Middle Eastern students. It is an honor to be their teacher.

There are difficulties that come with teaching this generation today. Creativity is important as is versatility. Every minute that I have in the classroom is important, and none of it is wasted; therefore, having access to reliable transportation, current technology, and some basic materials is crucial to their success. As supported as we are by our administration, budget issues run deep in schools across the country; my school is one of them.

My Project

Hello, donors. Our department has been hard at work to provide students with as many learning options as possible. We know that there is no substitute for learning in person with a teacher who can give and receive feedback immediately. Unfortunately, our current social and safety status does not allow us to have all our students present all the time. Many have gone to quarantines and are missing school with their illness or that of someone in the home.

Zoom has been an incredible tool, yet it doesn't allow students to have enough flexibility with their schedules.

Some have doctor appointments during class hours or other schedule conflicts.

To record, edit, and post-lesson videos, teachers have been spending many unnecessary hours in front of a computer, trying to create lesson videos in post-production. Rendering is one of the most time-consuming aspects of video editing, and, if there's yet, another change that needs to be made after the video has been rendered, it adds more hours to our days.

Upgrading our video cards is the single most effective method of cutting editing time and post-production by a significant amount. In addition, the quality of products that we could post for students to engage with will be priceless.

Would you please help us reach our students without sacrificing our time with our own families?

Mr. Carlos Chong
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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

This project will reach 120 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ASUS ROG Strix NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 V2 OC Edition Gaming Graphics Card (PCIe 4.0, 12GB GDDR6, HDMI 2.1, DisplayPort 1.4a, Axial-tech Fan Design, 2.7-Slot, Super Alloy Power II, GPU Tweak II) • Amazon Business $1,105.91 1 $1,105.91
Dracaena 2 Pack PCIE Riser Adapter Card for GPU Crypto Mining16X to 1X (6pin/ MOLEX/SATA Powered) LED Status + 60cm USB 3.0 Cable (GPU Ethereum Mining)… • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99

Materials cost

$1,124.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$102.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.87

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,274.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$224.95

Total project goal

$1,499.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,499.65

1 Donor

-$657.98

Donations toward project cost

-$657.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$725.55

Match offers toward project cost

-$616.72

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$108.83

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$116.11

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$0.00

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