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Mrs. Gipson from West Monroe LA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lights, Camera, Action

My students need Marvel Logo T-shirts, boys/girls elastic suspenders, sleeveless swing dresses, Suspender Bowtie sets, Flower Sequim Princess Tutu, Cinderella Butterfly Princess costume, Polka Dots party dress, boys Tuxedo, Maxi Skirts, a nurse costume, and a trophy statue.

  • $655 goal

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My Students

I teach in a Title I school. Many of our students live in single parent homes. The number of English Language Learners increase each year. Most of our students get breakfast at school and a sizable number are part of the Backpack Program where students take home a bag of food over the weekend. The surrounding neighborhoods have what the students call "candy stores." These are not official stores, but someone's resident where you can purchase snacks. There are no signs, but the children know where they are. The students utilize these stores, especially on the weekend.

I understand my students, because I attended school with kids just like mine.

My Project

These materials will be used by students participating in our annual African American History program. These students, as well as students watching the program will learn about pioneering African Americans actors and actresses who portrayed positive characters on television and in motion pictures.The black t-shirts will be worn by students dancing to the upcoming Black Panther Superhero soundtrack. Suspenders, Swing dresses, Tuxedo, Cinderella dress Princess costume, Suspender Bow tie sets, Polka Dots Party Dress, Princess Tutu Tulle Birthday Party Dress, Maxi Skirts, Nurse uniform, and boys pre-tied Bow Ties are to be worn by performing students dancing to movie soundtracks, such as The Wiz, Men in Black , Purple Rain, and Princess and the Frog.

With your help, my students will be made aware of yet another career opportunity that is within their reach.

Students are reminded, that anything they imagine to do, can come true. Living African American actors and actresses are represented by students for their contributions to television and film. Students sing and dance to musical numbers from films such as "The Wiz" "Princess and the Frog," and "Purple Rain." Actresses such as Diahann Carroll will be represented for her non-stereotypical role as a nurse on the TV show Julia.

Mrs. Gipson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kids Marvel Classic Bold Logo Graphic T-Shirt 10 Black • Amazon Business $22.99 4 $91.96
Suspenders for Kids Boys Girls Adjustable - Y Back Elastic Solid Color, Features Leather Crosspatch Childrens Suspenders (43.3 Inch (5 Feet Tall - 9 Feet Tall), Red) • Amazon Business $11.99 6 $71.94
Caomp Girls Casual Sleeveless Swing Dress, Organic Cotton, Spandex, Scoop Neck, Tagless • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
Caomp Girls Casual Sleeveless Swing Dress, Organic Cotton, Spandex, Scoop Neck, Tagless • Amazon Business $17.99 3 $53.97
Boys Black Tuxedo Suit with Tie Young Boys Youth Size 12 • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
EnjoyFashion Girls' 2015 New Cinderella Dress Princess Costume Butterfly 9-10 Blue • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Hanerdun Kids Suspender Bowtie Sets Adjustable Suspender With Bow Ties Gift Idea For Boys And Girls • Amazon Business $8.99 3 $26.97
HBBMagic Girl Dress,Round Neck Polka Dots Swing Audrey 50's Vintage Party Dress for Girls (Girl's 7-8, Red) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
YMing Girls Flower Flower Sequin Princess Tutu Tulle Birthday Party Dress 7-8 Years Green • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
YMing Girls Flower Flower Sequin Princess Tutu Tulle Birthday Party Dress 8-9 Years Green • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Free to Live Girls 7-16 Maxi Skirts - Great for Uniform (Large, Red) • Amazon Business $14.95 1 $14.95
Kids Girls Nurse Halloween Costume Hospital Sister Doctor Dress Up & Role Play (8-11 years, white, red) • Amazon Business $14.50 1 $14.50
Trophy Statue • Amazon Business $10.95 1 $10.95
Boys Pre tied Bow ties - Children Kids Adjustable Solid Color Wedding Party Satin Bowties Black • Amazon Business $6.95 1 $6.95

Materials cost

$477.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$41.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.16

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$556.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.12

Total project goal

$654.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$654.14

11 Donors

-$439.73

Donations toward project cost

-$377.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.21

match offer

-$210.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$178.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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