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Mr. Cain from South Boston MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Boots & Jacket for Cold New England Winters!

Help me give my students their first pair of winter boots and a new winter jacket!

  • $664 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing. I've been teaching and/or coaching for over 10 years and I've never been more inspired to help a group of high school students succeed! Our kids are working towards a diploma at a competency based, trauma sensitive high school. Each student is so unique but they share a common experience of overcoming many obstacles on their path toward college and career readiness. Unlike many others faced with similar circumstances they refuse to give up and continue to persevere on their journey towards graduation. I hope that with the right tools my academic and emotional support will help them move on from high school ready to live a happy healthy life!

My Project

A student of mine is in need of a new pair of winter boots and a jacket that will keep him warm this winter. This young man takes public transportation to both school and work in the cold New England winter. As a student he is a pleasure to work with. As a youth organizer and a counselor in training he is working hard to improve his community and the lives of younger students. It would make a great impact on this student if he could get to and from school and work without having to worry about being cold and wet!

Mr. Cain
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The North Face Men''s Mountain Light Triclimate Jacket (M) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $349.00 1 $349.00
The North Face Mens Chilkat II Waterproof 200g Winter Boots (10) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $129.99 1 $129.99

Materials cost

$478.99

Vendor shipping charges

$47.90

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$564.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$99.54

Total project goal

$663.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$663.61

2 Donors

-$131.13

Donations toward project cost

-$118.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.92

match offer

-$524.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$445.86

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.68

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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