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Mr. Carr from Chicago IL is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mid-Year Classroom Wants and Needs

Help me give my students get additional resources that will help us mid-year!

  • $398 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a large neighborhood school on Chicago’s northwest side. We have over 1100 students enrolled K-8. Middle grade students are atypically inquisitive and empathetic with their peers.

Academically, our students perform very well across the content areas with a segment performing exceptionally in Math and Science.

Overall attendance is high at our school. My impression is that students are enthusiastic about coming to school. At our school about 49% of our students receive free or reduced price lunch. According to Great Schools 57% of our students are considered low income. We have a range of ethnic backgrounds in our school.

My Project

Engaging in design and engineering activities requires various tools that come up from time to time. A new, sturdy pencil sharpener is needed as well as wire sculpting materials and other tools for creating models and prototypes.

Additionally, we are asking for a model of a T-Rex as a mascot and an additional robotic vehicle for one of our clubs.

All of these things help to enhance and support the various activities our students dive into. Every time we get something new it helps to engage another student and their works.

We appreciate all the support our community gives us!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OWI - 3-in-1 All-Terrain RC Robot Kit - Black/Yellow • Best Buy Education $50.06 2 $100.12
Electric School Pencil Sharpener Pro Blue-gray • Teachers' School Supply $64.53 1 $64.53
33400-1435-Blick Sculpture Wire - 14-gauge, 350 ft Spool • Blick Art Materials $13.40 4 $53.60
Elenco - 36'Edu-Toy Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton Model - Multi • Best Buy Education $51.99 1 $51.99
57539-2436-Blick Self-Healing Cutting Mat - Grey/Black, 24" x 36" • Blick Art Materials $26.15 1 $26.15

Materials cost

$296.39

Vendor shipping charges

$7.10

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$337.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.64

Total project goal

$397.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$397.58

1 Donor

-$397.58

Donations toward project cost

-$337.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.64

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$0.00

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