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Mr. Johnson from San Rafael CA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mr. Johnson it's too Hot

Help me give my students an air conditioner as our school has no cooling system and the windows open only four inches. Please help us keep the room temperature reasonable, which will allow us to focus on our school work.

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My Students

Hello, my students live and attend school in the Canal District of San Rafael California. It's a neighborhood of working class families who want their kids to get a high quality education, so the they can get good jobs that lead to a better quality of life.

The boys and girls in this class all recognize that our school is a special place and they don't take the staff, or the nice school for granted.

These boys and girls wear their uniforms, and follow our three standards: make good decisions, solve problems, and show respect.

Like many of my students Bryan rarely gets out of the neighborhood where he goes to school, and always wants to learn more about the world. He's a curious boy who asks many questions during our science and social studies classes. Unfortunate his parents don't have the resources or the time to take Bryan to places outside our neighborhood. It's kids like Bryan who need and air conditioning unit to be able to focus in order to succeed on hot days.

My Project

In San Rafael, CA we have heatwaves both during the fall and spring portions of the school year. When the high for the day is above ninety degrees the temperature in the classroom is above eighty degrees for much of the school day.

Our school was built without a cooling system and they kids need some relief in order to focus on hot days.

At this time teaching and learning after lunch on hot day is difficult for everyone. The kids are lethargic, cranky, and unable to focus. With an air conditioning unit everyone would be more product.

This air conditioning unit will of course last for many years and benefit hundreds of students over the course of its operating life time.

Mr. Johnson
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK23755266T Light CommercialResidential 115VACV Portable Air Conditioner 12000 BtuH Cooling • Grainger $477.28 1 $477.28

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