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Mr. Darrigrandi from Louisville KY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Lights, Cameras, Steady Now... Share Your Story!

Help me give my students lighting and stabilization so that their videos look as good as the stories they have to tell.

  • $568 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from all backgrounds, represent all ethnic groups and religions, all types of families, and all types of education levels. When they walk through the door, they know that they will be welcomed, challenged, and encouraged.

We strive to keep students engaged with every type of in-school activity, after-school club, and sports team imaginable.

This dedication is met with enthusiasm and participation. It shows students that teachers also have a wide variety of interests and that learning is not limited to the classroom.

My Project

My students have great stories to tell the world. And it is through sharing these stories that they appreciate the differences in each other and the commonalities that bring us together. The lights and monopods in this project will make sure that our shots are smooth and stable and that our subjects look great when they are on screen.

In class we learn how to share our stories through video and how to make sure that everyone's story is heard through high quality video production.

Great stories deserve to have a great delivery to their audience.

These equipment is essential to taking our stories to the next level.

Mr. Darrigrandi
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Neewer 3-Pack Dimmable Bi-color 660 LED Video Light with Barndoor and 6.5 feet Light Stand, 6-Pack Rechargeable 6600mAh Li-ion Battery and Charger Lighting Kit for Photo Studio YouTube Video Shooting • Amazon Business $369.99 1 $369.99
Sunpak - PlatinumPlus 6700M 67'Monopod - Black • Best Buy Education $7.64 6 $45.84
RALENO Led Video Light, Panel Light Built-in 5000mA Lithium Battery , 3200K-6500K White and Warm Light Adjustable, with Hot Shoe Ball Mount, USB Cable 104 LED Light for all DSLR Cameras • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$445.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$482.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.15

Total project goal

$567.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$567.66

2 Donors

-$244.80

Donations toward project cost

-$244.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$279.66

Match offer toward project cost

-$237.71

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$43.20

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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