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Mrs. Evans Collier from New York NY is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Miracle on 134th Street

The cost of a trip to Radio City Music Hall for 30 students is $1125, including <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I am a 2nd grade teacher in Harlem. I currently teach an inclusion class which is a class comprised of both special education and regular education students--all of whom are English Language Learners. Together we immerse ourselves in themed units that cover all curriculum areas. It is imperative that I provide students wtih hands on learning opportunities, as well as plan activites that allow the students creativity and intelligence to shine regardless of limitations. Recently, we embarked on a NYC landmark unit. We began by exploring different landmarks in N.Y.C. through the pages of Kathy Jacobsen's-- My New York. I love listening to the students marvel at the illustrations and their realization that all these landmarks do really exist and in their N.Y. city. Unfortunately, even though most of these landmarks are a few 5-10 minute train rides away from our school, many of our students never travel beyond a 3 block radius from their apartment buildings. Thus, these illustrations remain just that--pictures to look at and wonder... During this unit, what stood out this year for me, was their reaction to Radio City Music Hall and Rockeller Center. When we talked about the Rockettes and the orchestra pit, as well as the angels that gaurd the Christmas Tree and the ice skating rink--I notice that the students joy began to fade after a few minutes. I asked them what was wrong, and one student responded, "My mom never takes me" and another responded, 'It's not fair that we can't go." And then I started thinking--It's true, I took my dauther and husband last year and it was very expensive for the 3 of us...Why should fantastic performances that celebrate the joy and spirit of our city and holidays only really exist for people who can pay for them? Thus, I am turning to you--because of one little girl. She was asked to create a realistic character during writing the other day. And she created a Guardian Angel. And I asked her--is she real and she said, "Yes, they are real for all of maybe my gaurdian angel is watching over us and can take us to the show." Many students laughed at her and called her silly. But I could tell she really beleives. As a result, I am appealing to you--perhaps as this student's guardian angel and gift to us all--to attend the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. I have 26 students, and would need 4 chaperones to accompany our holiday adventure--so a total of 30 peopole. We would like to go to the 11am show on December 20th. As an extension to our landmark unit, and an affirmation that miracles can happen...even uptown on 134th street, I would love for my students to be able to attend the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, and view the Rockefeller angels that guard the tree immediatley following the show. This is an experience that I know they will cherish for many years to come, even in the absence of gifts under the tree. Thank you in advance!

Mrs. Evans Collier
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Radio City Music Hall
(Performance to holiday spectacular)
30 $900.00

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