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Mrs. Franklin from Milford VA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning Life Skills Through Cooking

My students need a working stove to assist in learning life long cooking skills.

  • $573 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There are over 1000 students enrolled in grades 6 through 8 at our school. Over 50% of our student population participates in the free and reduced lunch program.

Regardless of their economic background, the students walk into our classroom every day full of life, ready to learn, and excited for what is in store for them that day.

Our goal is to prepare our students for high school and beyond. We want them to know that we believe in them and they can do anything.

My Project

My co-teacher and I teach students in a self-contained Multiple Disabilities classroom. Our students come to us with various abilities and challenges. However, one goal across the board for all of our students is life skills. We are teaching them the skills needed to live life after high school.

Our students are making plans to host a weekly bake sale where they create a menu, gather the supplies, make the items and sell what they create.

We currently have a refrigerator but are in desperate need of a working stove. The money made from these bake sales will be used to take the students on community outings. Having a stove in the classroom will greatly expand what my students are able to provide at their bake sales as well as develop many more life skills.

Mrs. Franklin
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 12 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kenmore 94179 5.7 cu. ft. Self Clean Electric Range in Black, includes delivery and hookup (Available in select cities only) • Amazon Business $449.99 1 $449.99

Materials cost

$449.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$486.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.90

Total project goal

$572.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$572.64

2 Donors

-$572.64

Donations toward project cost

-$486.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.90

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$0.00

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