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Mrs. Wald from Helena MT is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let’S Get a Grip on A+ Handwriting!

My students need to improve their handwriting and need adaptive devices to be successful in the classroom.

  • $321 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in Helena, Montana located in the 7th Ward District. We are the highest poverty school with around 250 students. All of our students receive free breakfast, lunch and food backpacks are sent home to targeted students.

Our families live in low income housing, with many living with one parent who are struggling with their own issues.

Our students have huge emotional and social issues entering school with a high population of special needs. The students have many hurdles to become successful learners without early interventions.

My Project

My students need to feel successful with handwriting and would benefit from specialized writing tools! This would allow struggling students to feel proud of their work and have less frustration having weighted pencils. Some of the students need various types of seating to relieve anxiety and increase their time on task!

It is critical for all children to have success in the class, and

by providing the right adaptive tools this enhances their opportunity. The special seating will get their wiggles out and provide them a way to stay focused. All my students will benefit from special tools and various seating!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
COVER SITBALL MOJO • School Specialty $39.60 2 $79.20
BOARD ABILITATIONS SLANTSCRIPT BOARD • School Specialty $40.68 1 $40.68
VIBRATING PILLOW BLUE SQUARE • School Specialty $22.71 1 $22.71
VIBRATING PILLOW RED OCTAGON • School Specialty $22.71 1 $22.71
ACCESSORY PENCIL GROTTO GRIP PACK OF 12 • School Specialty $17.96 1 $17.96
WEIGHT HAND CANDO RIGHT 1/4LB • School Specialty $16.11 1 $16.11
PAPER HI-WRITE BEGINNER 2 - PACK OF 100 • School Specialty $9.44 1 $9.44
FIDGETS PENCIL SET OF 4 • School Specialty $8.51 1 $8.51

Materials cost

$217.32

Vendor shipping charges

$21.73

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$272.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.05

Total project goal

$320.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$320.36

3 Donors

-$282.86

Donations toward project cost

-$240.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.42

match offer

-$37.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$31.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.62

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$0.00

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