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Ms. Bang from E Palo Alto CA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Please Help Fund Our Annual Kindergarten Field Trip To The San Francisco Zoo

The cost of admission and transportation to the San Francisco Zoo for 80 children and 45 adults is $1923, including <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,953 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I teach at Green Oaks Academy, a public school in the Ravenswood City School District. Green Oaks Academy has 450 students ranging from kindergarten through third grade. The ethnic make-up of the population is 88%Latino, 5% African American, 1% Pacific Islanders, and 2% other. 91% of the students are from low-income families and qualify for the free lunch program. 93% of the students are English Language Learners. Our principal just informed us that we do not have enough money for any field trips this year. All 4 kindergarten classes (80 students) were looking forward to our annual field trip. We have not been on a single field trip this school year. This will be a great experience for all the children to learn and visit the zoo. We are already teaching a Zoo Thematic Unit but it would be great for them to actually pet the animals. Children really do learn through hands-on experience. We need funds for transportation and admission tickets. This will cover 80 students for 4 kindergarten classes. Please help us!!! This is an inner city school and the parents do not have money to help fund this field trip. Our children are our future. We must expose them to endless possibilities, so they can strive for the best in life. Thank you.

Ms. Bang
Grades PreK-2
  • Cesar Chavez-Green Oaks Academy
  • E Palo Alto, CA
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Destination Partipants Total
San Francisco Zoo
(not applicable: we're leading our own tour. )
80 students $1,544.50

Trip cost

$1,544.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$38.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$1,601.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$351.45

Total project goal

$1,952.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,952.50

6 Donors

-$1,678.95

Donations toward project cost

-$1,601.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$77.90

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$273.55

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$0.00

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