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Ms. Haven from San Jose CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learning to Respect Mother Nature

The cost of gardening tools is $564, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $587 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I invite you to help our school bring our Life Lab Garden back to life. In our Life Lab Garden, all 32 of my students will learn valuable lessons in plant-tending, soil chemistry, vegetation life cycles, and the importance of tending to our planet. For the last year or so our garden has been dormant due to a lack of funding for necessary equipment. My 6th graders have begun to take responsibility for bringing this garden back. While we have plenty of tools, such as hoes, spades, rakes, shovels, we do not have tools to keep the walkways weed free. We would also like to be able to prune the trees and shrubbery that have gotten out of control. We have begun to prepare various gardening beds, one for our class, and others for other classes as they would choose to partipate in this activity. Please help us keep our school beautiful and inspire my students to take care of our planet's natural resources. Thank you for your consideration.

Ms. Haven
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Briggs and Stratton Law Mower • Orchard Supply Hardware $149.99 1 $149.99
Craftsman 13 in Electric line trimmer • Orchard Supply Hardware $27.88 4 $111.52
soil PH gauge • American Science & Suplus $16.95 4 $67.80
seedling trays (pack of 12) • American Science & Suplus $2.95 5 $14.75
Gardening gloves • American Science & Suplus $1.25 30 $37.50

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