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Mr. Huxford from Bailey CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Ducks Need a Pond

My students need a pond for the ducks we are raising.

  • $403 goal

This project expired on May 14, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in the mountains between Denver and Fairplay. There is a lot of natural life and activities to do, but they don't have the luxuries of the cities at their fingertips.

Our school is located in Bailey, Colorado, was founded in 1957 and has since been modified.

We are eager to get students involved in sports and clubs. Students are proud to say they are part of the school teams. Students thrive with hands-on learning and community participation.

My Project

At the beginning of the school year we had ducks and chickens that we used for academic purposes. Now, they need a pond!

Ducks need a pond, these ducks don't fly so they need a pond to stay safe during the day.

Right now we are filling a sled with water and letting them play in that but they need a pond especially as they are getting bigger. I'm asking for a pond fabric, pond liner and waterfall foam.

Ducks need to be able to splash in water, they have an oil gland at the base of their tail that is activated as they splash water over their backs.

Mr. Huxford
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 999 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
aquanique Pond Skin Pond Liner, 13 by 20-Feet • Amazon Business $101.40 1 $101.40
20' x 20' Geotextile Underlayment & Landscape Fabric • Amazon Business $100.00 1 $100.00
Danner 02477 Pro1000 Pond Waterfall Box • Amazon Business $29.27 1 $29.27
Tite Seal PLST325 Self Adhesive Double Sided Butyl Pond Seam Tape, 3" by 25' • Amazon Business $25.00 1 $25.00
Aquascape 21053 Black Waterfall Foam, 16-Ounce • Amazon Business $24.33 1 $24.33
GREAT STUFF Pond & Stone 12 oz Insulating Foam Sealant • Amazon Business $9.22 1 $9.22

Materials cost

$289.22

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$342.07

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.37

Total project goal

$402.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$402.44

2 Donors

-$174.78

Donations toward project cost

-$174.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Matching donations from our partners

-$196.81

Match offers toward project cost

-$167.29

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.84

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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