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Mr. James from Knoxville TN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Need Supplies for Set Design

My students need paint for set painting, batteries to power microphones, screws to put set pieces together, and tin sheets for a fake roofing for a show.

  • $1,539 goal

This project expired on March 19, 2014.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm a theatre teacher that is desperately trying to make something special occur to students who have an extremely hard home life. I have just taken over this department and am putting together shows and competition teams to try to help provide a quality product that students can be proud of.

Most of my students struggle to find money to purchase clothing to wear to school, but they have hearts full of passion and drive.

They are some of the most talented kids I have ever met and deserve to have something in their life be special and their own. The school sits in the middle of the inner city and a theatre program provides a safe home for kids that may not have that.

My Project

Students will use all of the materials to create a Spring musical for the community, friends, family, and other students to see. We are building our own set and using microphones the school already has. We need batteries to power the microphones and set pieces, paint for the walls, and tin for fake sky scrapers for the city scene.

My students do not have much.

And I'm trying to provide them with the most special experience that some of them may never see again. My students will create memories that will last the test of time.

Mr. James
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tin Sheet, 0.008 x 4 x 10 In, PK 6 • Grainger $10.58 50 $529.00
Battery, 9V, Alkaline, PK 12 • Grainger $28.53 8 $228.24
Ultra Spec 500 INT E/S, 1G, Hot Springs • Grainger $42.35 4 $169.40
Battery, AA, Alkaline, PK 24 • Grainger $21.17 8 $169.36
Deck Screw, Flat Head, #8 x 3 In, PK 450 • Grainger $24.82 2 $49.64

Materials cost

$1,145.64

Vendor shipping charges

$114.56

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,307.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$230.71

Total project goal

$1,538.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,538.09

7 Donors

-$769.04

Donations toward project cost

-$653.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$115.35

match offer

-$769.05

Match offer toward project cost

-$653.69

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$115.36

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$0.00

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