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Ms. A. Wong from San Francisco CA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

My Very Own Backpack!

My students need backpacks to carry their work to and from school and to stay organized!

  • $1,200 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are bright eyed and ready to please! Over 90% of my students come to school with a primary language other than English. They are from immigrant families who receive free and reduced lunch status. Parents want them to do well in school but many struggle because they are learning to speak English or have other special learning needs. In spite of this, the children are happy to be in school and try their best.

Because of this, I want to do my best for them so that each one of them succeeds in school.

My work is not done until each child makes good progress and thrives in all subject areas throughout the school year.

My Project

Many of my students come to school without a backpack. They carry their homework papers in their pockets, all scrunched up or hold it in their hands – whether it’s rain or shine. Some lose their homework while traveling on their way to and from school.

I would like each of my students to have a backpack because backpacks are essential for school success … just like air is essential for breathing and living!

Students won’t do well until they have their basic needs met. Having a backpack for school is a basic need as it will allow students to organize their work, form good homework habits, and develop important study skills. A nice backpack will go far in motivating students to do their best and excel in school. With your generous donations, my students will have a better chance of school success because they will be more focused on education. Their minds will be ready to learn as one of their basic needs, a beloved backpack, will have been met.

Ms. A. Wong
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Great for High School, College Backpack, School Bag, Business Backpack, Travel Pack, Laptop Sleeve, Perfect for Men and Women, Digital Web/Black • Amazon Business $43.17 2 $86.34
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Great for High School, College Backpack, School Bag, Business Backpack, Travel Pack, Laptop Sleeve, Perfect for Men and Women, Cosmos/Midnight Blue • Amazon Business $43.17 2 $86.34
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Great for High School, College Backpack, School Bag, Business Backpack, Travel Pack, Laptop Sleeve, Perfect for Men and Women, True Navy/Island Ikat/White • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Great for High School, College Backpack, School Bag, Business Backpack, Travel Pack, Laptop Sleeve, Perfect for Men and Women, Black/Atmosphere • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Great for High School, College Backpack, School Bag, Business Backpack, Travel Pack, Laptop Sleeve, Perfect for Men and Women, Palms/Lagoon • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99
High Sierra Fat Boy Backpack (One Size, Paradise/Flamingo/Sunburst) • Amazon Business $49.95 1 $49.95
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Great for High School, College Backpack, School Bag, Business Backpack, Travel Pack, Laptop Sleeve, Perfect for Men and Women, Black/Fireball/Elecric Orange • Amazon Business $44.83 1 $44.83
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Great for High School, College Backpack, School Bag, Business Backpack, Travel Pack, Laptop Sleeve, Perfect for Men and Women, Flower Daze/Deep Purple/White • Amazon Business $43.15 1 $43.15
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Tropic Leopard/Tropic Teal/White • Amazon Business $40.94 1 $40.94
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Great for High School, College Backpack, School Bag, Business Backpack, Travel Pack, Laptop Sleeve, Perfect for Men and Women, Purple Smoke/Dreamscape • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Great for High School, College Backpack, School Bag, Business Backpack, Travel Pack, Laptop Sleeve, Perfect for Men and Women, Black/Space Age • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
High Sierra Swerve Laptop Backpack, Great for High School, College Backpack, School Bag, Business Backpack, Travel Pack, Laptop Sleeve, Perfect for Men and Women, Pink Lemonade/Block Print • Amazon Business $34.99 1 $34.99
High Sierra Fatboy Backpack, Great for Kids, High School Backpack, School Bag, Tablet Sleeve, Perfect for Boys and Girls, Fireball/Black/Electric Orange • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
High Sierra Fatboy Rvmp- Heart Throb/Black/Pool • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
High Sierra Fatboy Backpack, Great for Kids, High School Backpack, School Bag, Tablet Sleeve, Perfect for Boys and Girls, Effervescent/Flamingo • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
High Sierra Fatboy Backpack, Great for Kids, High School Backpack, School Bag, Tablet Sleeve, Perfect for Boys and Girls, Feather Spectre/Powder Blue/Iced Lilac • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
High Sierra Fatboy Backpack, Great for Kids, High School Backpack, School Bag, Tablet Sleeve, Perfect for Boys and Girls, Prairie Floral/Tropic Teal/White • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
High Sierra Fatboy Backpack, Great for Kids, High School Backpack, School Bag, Tablet Sleeve, Perfect for Boys and Girls, Geo Weave/Black/Zest • Amazon Business $27.57 1 $27.57
High Sierra Fatboy Backpack, Great for Kids, High School Backpack, School Bag, Tablet Sleeve, Perfect for Boys and Girls, Digital Web/Black/Lime • Amazon Business $27.28 1 $27.28
High Sierra Fatboy Backpack, Great for Kids, High School Backpack, School Bag, Tablet Sleeve, Perfect for Boys and Girls, Digital Web/Black/Lime • Amazon Business $27.28 1 $27.28
High Sierra Fatboy Backpack, Great for Kids, High School Backpack, School Bag, Tablet Sleeve, Perfect for Boys and Girls, Vivid Blue/Black • Amazon Business $27.28 1 $27.28
High Sierra Fatboy Backpack, Great for Kids, High School Backpack, School Bag, Tablet Sleeve, Perfect for Boys and Girls, Tri Geo/Aquamarine/White • Amazon Business $24.28 1 $24.28

Materials cost

$894.13

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$81.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,019.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$179.89

Total project goal

$1,199.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,199.24

2 Donors

-$251.85

Donations toward project cost

-$214.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.78

match offer

-$947.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$805.28

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$142.11

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$0.00

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