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Mrs. Borak from Meriden CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Light Up Our Science Area

Help me give my students an amazing science area that will support their imagination!

  • $550 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our program has close to 20 children per day along with a play group once a week. We have families from the community who may not be able to have their children in a program due to cost. Our program supports families in crisis , low income and stay at home parents.

This program also offers parenting classes, and we utilize the classroom while families are in classes.

This program helps build up the families from within. The children are supported through the program by being in a loving, caring, educational program where they are supported.

My Project

Adding the light table and accessories to our science area is a great way to promote STEM. Through these activities, the children will create structures and bring counting to life.

Engaging the children at a young age will give them the foundation needed as they get older.

The experiences in preschool will boast confidence and prepare them for challenges ahead.

Our program lets children explore activities through play. Play helps foster critical thinking, management and team work. The light table and accessories will keep students engaged as we change out accessories to keep the area exciting. I know the class will love the new addition.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LL526 - Space-Saver Color-Changing Light Table • Lakeshore Learning Materials $349.00 1 $349.00
LL453 - See-Inside Magnetic Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC585 - Translucent Pattern Blocks • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.99 1 $11.99

Materials cost

$430.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$467.44

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$82.49

Total project goal

$549.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$549.93

6 Donors

-$393.00

Donations toward project cost

-$341.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.45

match offer

-$148.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$125.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.22

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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