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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Planting In The City

My students need seeds, planters, and soil to plant new plants for our school garden.

  • $300 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I School, and almost seventy percent receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a magnet school which requires most students to maintain a B average throughout the year. The students are part of Pre-Med, Engineering, Environmental Science, or Computer Technology programs.

Our students come from the diverse backgrounds of 30 different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

I want my students to really see where food comes from. So many think that food comes prepackaged. We will grow our own fruits and vegetables like strawberries, blackberries, tomatoes and cucumbers, and flowers from the seeds.

I want my students to see that growing their own food is good for the environment and their bodies with a school garden and seeds.

I want to grow food at school and then also provide plants for them to take home to grow. I think they will take pride in their hard work and appreciate the food more. We would like to also plant flowers for the school garden and to plant outside the school.

Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shop Succulents Unique Succulent (Collection of 20) • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Van Zyverden Wind Flowers - Anemones Meron Bordeaux- Set of 25 Bulbs, Blackish • Amazon Business $25.24 1 $25.24
Miracle-Gro Potting Mix, 16-Quart • Amazon Business $8.29 2 $16.58
Shop Succulents Unique Succulent (Collection of 5) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
10 Assorted Succulent Cuttings ~ No 2 Cuttings Alike • Amazon Business $14.93 1 $14.93
Oasis Picnic Caddy & Planter Set, Galvanized • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
Mecai small woonden succulent planter box window Indoor House Cacti Flower Fairy Plants Container • Amazon Business $12.98 1 $12.98
10,000 Seed Lot - 30 Vegetable & Fruit Variety Pack - Survival Non-gmo Varieties • Amazon Business $11.04 1 $11.04
Bulk Package of 1,000+ Seeds, Sunflower Crazy Mixture 15+ Varieties (Helianthus annuus) Non-GMO Seeds by Seed Needs • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00
Artificial Succulents Arrangement | Pack of 6 | Assortment | Indoor Home Decor Faux Plants Small | Realistic, Colorful, Lively, and Unique! • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89
BESTOMZ Miniature Garden Ornaments, 58 Pieces Ornament Kits Set for DIY Fairy Garden Dollhouse Decor • Amazon Business $9.59 1 $9.59
Zicome Colorful Plastic Plant Pots with Saucers, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
5000 Cleome Seeds - Mixed White, Pink, Purple - Spider Plantss - Nectar Flower for Monarch Butterflies • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Shasta Daisy Seeds - Perennial Flower - Butterfly Nectar 3,000 Seeds • Amazon Business $8.89 1 $8.89
New 30 of 4" Inch Plastic Pots for Plants, Cuttings & Seedlings Azalea Pots - Quantity of 30 • Amazon Business $7.98 1 $7.98
Ishua 100pcs 2.36"x3.94" inch(6 x10 cm) Plastic Plant T-type Tags Markers Nursery Garden Labels Gray (White) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39

Materials cost

$221.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$254.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.96

Total project goal

$299.74

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$299.74

5 Donors

-$182.21

Donations toward project cost

-$157.88

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.33

Matching donations from our partners

-$114.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$96.90

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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