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Dr. Sims from Oklahoma City OK is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Student Backpacks

My students need clear and mesh backpacks for the safety of our school.

  • $545 goal

This project expired on November 11, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I serve 6-8 grade students at a Middle School I specifically, serve about 300, 6th graders. This school is a Title 1 school. The students that attend our Middle School are mainly Hispanics and come from Mexico. A lot of them come in as Non-English speakers; therefore, they have to take ESL classes in order to learn to speak English. We have quite a few that are undocumented and our students mostly live in impoverished communities.

Our school works hard to have a positive school environment, school climate and school culture.

Teachers and staff find it to be very important to build relationships with students. We have great parent and community involvement.

My Project

Our school is located in an impoverished community that has violence and gang affiliation. Due to this information, for the safety of our staff, students and building, clear and mesh backpacks were made a requirement.

By donating to our project, you will not only help to improve and increase student attention and focus, you will ultimately help to increase their academic achievement because students will be in a safe learning environment.

Students will be able to simply focus on the academic material at hand, rather than worry about their safety at school. Currently, our students feel safe at our school!

Dr. Sims
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Clear Backpack with Smooth Plastic Completely Transparent • Amazon Business $9.50 30 $285.00
Classic Mesh Backpack with Reinforced Padded Straps & Zippered Front Accessory Pocket (Black) • Amazon Business $10.99 10 $109.90

Materials cost

$394.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.18

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$463.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.71

Total project goal

$544.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$544.71

2 Donors

-$544.71

Donations toward project cost

-$463.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$81.71

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$0.00

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