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Mrs. Pennington from Port Arthur TX is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Comes Alive With Technology!

My students need a compatible computer to support their educational programs.

  • $1,476 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a very special group of children. Together, with my wonderful paraprofessionals, we are the Life Skills classroom on our elementary campus. Our children are from a variety of backgrounds. Many parts of our neighborhoods struggle, especially now. All of my students have survived Hurricane Harvey. Some of their families fared well, while others lost everything.

I passionately believe that all students have purpose and all have the ability to learn, including mine.

They can make a difference.

My Project

We have been so blessed this year through Donors Choose! We have received a wonderful technology program, "Math Alive" and "Alphabet Alive" is on it's way. We utilize several technology options to assist all of our students to reach their potential. Technology DOES make learning come to life.

Unfortunately; the computer we depended on to make it all happen has expired.

Currently; we only have ancient computers that will not support our most important programs for learning.

It has been a tremendous disappointment for my children. Donors Choose has provide so much to my classroom this year. I felt so bad to ask for something else; but I need your help once more for my children.

Mrs. Pennington
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP - Pavilion 27'Touch-Screen All-In-One - Intel Core i7 - 12GB Memory - 1TB Hard Drive + Intel Optane Memory - HP finish in blizzard white • Best Buy Education $1,205.70 1 $1,205.70

Materials cost

$1,205.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.09

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,253.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$221.26

Total project goal

$1,475.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,475.05

2 Donors

-$1,149.41

Donations toward project cost

-$977.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$172.41

match offer

-$325.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$276.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.85

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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