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Ms. L. from New York NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let Our Kids Knit With Love For Our Senior Citizens!

My students need 20 pairs of knitting needles, colorful yarns, and an instruction book for fun knitting patterns.

  • $685 goal

This project expired on February 11, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Feeling the eerie chilly winds as the winter months are quickly approaching? Let our students knit for our local senior citizens for winter 2013!

Many of our students come from low-income and immigrant family backgrounds, so they support each other through forming close-knit bonds with friends and peers around them.

After learning how to croquet last year, our students are well prepared to take on the basics of knitting! They are very enthusiastic about being able to give back to the community through their efforts and very own hands.

My Project

By having the supplies needed for our knitting project, needles, yarn and an instruction book, our students will not only learn how to knit, but also create lasting bonds and friendships through this group effort. By knitting for our local seniors, students can develop a sense of community. Not only do we need to care about ourselves, but also the people around us.

In these cold winter months may our students let the world know that through giving, we can inspire a little warmth in each others hearts.

Giving can be selfless and creates happiness. We hope to influence others to do the same. Please help us deliver our student's warmth and love to our seniors this season!

Ms. L.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KNITTING NEEDLE/SZ 8 SILVLUM 10IN • Blick Art Materials $3.57 20 $71.40
CARON NATURA ONE PD/AZURE BLU 1LB 4OZ • Blick Art Materials $7.64 6 $45.84
CARON NATURA ONE PD/BLK 1LB • Blick Art Materials $7.64 6 $45.84
CARON NATURA ONE PD/CNTRY ROSE 1LB 4PLY • Blick Art Materials $7.64 6 $45.84
CARON NATURA ONE PD/DP VLT 1LB 4PLY • Blick Art Materials $7.64 6 $45.84
CARON NATURA ONE PD/KELLY GRN 1LB 4PLY • Blick Art Materials $7.64 6 $45.84
CARON NATURA ONE PD/PEACH 1LB 4PLY • Blick Art Materials $7.64 6 $45.84
CARON NATURA ONE PD/ROSE 1LB 4PLY • Blick Art Materials $7.64 6 $45.84
CARON NATURA ONE PD/SOFT PNK 1LB 4PLY • Blick Art Materials $7.64 6 $45.84
CARON NATURA ONE PD/SCRLT 1LB 4PLY • Blick Art Materials $7.64 6 $45.84
CARON NATURA ONE PD/OFF WHT 1LB 4PLY • Blick Art Materials $7.64 3 $22.92
CARON NATURA ONE PD/WHT 1LB 4PLY • Blick Art Materials $7.64 3 $22.92
400 Knitting Stitches • AKJ Books $13.86 1 $13.86

Materials cost

$543.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$581.81

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.67

Total project goal

$684.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$684.48

5 Donors

-$684.48

Donations toward project cost

-$581.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$102.67

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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