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Ms. Archer from Salinas CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Logical Learning with Chess!

My students need chess sets for the chess club in the fall. Our club will have many levels and tournaments. The students will need chess sets that hold up over time and fulfill the requirements.

  • $315 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students strive to be their best! We have a dedicated caring community at school. They often come to school with hardships to overcome. Poverty and crime are often factors that influence their lives and make going to school and learning more challenging. But they arrive with a positive attitude and we work as a team to improve, learn and grow! Most of the teachers here have a club or coach a sport. Some do both! When I walk through campus I see warmth, laughter, and friendly smiles.

My Project

Our school will be starting a chess club this fall! Chess is an excellent board game that teaches strategies and logic. It can be challenging and played on many levels.

Chess will help students learn to problem-solve while connecting them in a fun way!

Students will compete but also practice playing with sportsmanship and integrity. Practice will help them gain confidence in their decisions and their ability to problem-solve on their own.

The club will meet at lunch and after school to offer the students another way to get together and learn at school. I will be the instructor, and coach. After practice and learning, we hope to compete against other schools!

Ms. Archer
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Heavy Tournament Chess Set Combo-Forest Green • AKJ Education $39.99 5 $199.95
Chess Tactics for Champions A Step-by-step Guide to Using Tactics And Combinations • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59

Materials cost

$214.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$267.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.19

Total project goal

$314.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$314.58

4 Donors

-$231.69

Donations toward project cost

-$202.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.85

match offer

-$75.94

Match offer toward project cost

-$64.55

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.39

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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