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Ms. Amitrano from Danbury CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Life Skills - Jobs skills

Help me give my students hanging file organizer, document holder copy stand, paper trays, and desk organizer.

  • $255 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

This class is called Skills for Life with the intention to teach my students the basic skills to live a successful, independent life through the use of ABA strategies. Skills for Life is a self-contained classroom with students with disabilities such as Autism or Intellectual Disabled. This does not mean my students aren't able to learn, just the opposite. They learn through hands-on, repetitive skills training!

The Skills for Life students learn everything from basic academics, communication, daily living skills, life skills, and social skills.

The students spend a large portion of our school learning different skills to make them be able to navigate their day at home, school, or in the community. They participate in building jobs such as delivering supplies and mail sorting, as well as learn life skills such a laundry, making their bed, cleaning.

My students CAN learn new skills with the right support!

My Project

The students in the Skills for Life classroom spend part of their school learning job skills. My students learn basic jobs skills to increase their independence and to hold a job in the future.

The materials from this project will be used to teach office specific job tasks.

The copy stand will teach the students to copy and type documents. The hanging file bins will be used to teach filing, sorting, and how to be responsible for their learning materials. They will use the desk organization system and paper trays to organized office supplies and to store materials appropriately to be able to access them easier.

Please help my students learn basic office skills!

Ms. Amitrano
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 3 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samstar File Folder Box, Mesh Hanging File Organizer File Crate Folder Holder Storage Box, Letter Size, Black • Amazon Business $21.57 3 $64.71
Officemate OIC Achieva Side Load Letter Tray, Recycled, Black, 6 Pack (26212) • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
3M Desktop Document Holder Copy Holder, Adjustable Clip Holds Portrait and Landscape Documents for Easy Viewing, Bottom Ledge Has Lip to Keep up to 150 Sheets Securely in Place, Black (DH340MB) • Amazon Business $12.59 3 $37.77
SimpleHouseware Mesh Desk Organizer with Sliding Drawer, Double Tray and 5 Upright Sections, Black • Amazon Business $29.97 1 $29.97

Materials cost

$183.42

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$216.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.15

Total project goal

$254.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$254.32

1 Donor

-$113.78

Donations toward project cost

-$108.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.69

match offer

-$127.15

Match offer toward project cost

-$108.08

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.07

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.38

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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