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  • $1,141 goal

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Mr. McGregor
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Power Tools for Engineering!

My students need power tools to create engineering projects that are high quality, professional, and safe.

My Students

Have you ever attempted to build a planter box but only had a hand saw and a hammer? After spending hours of time trying to cut the wood, and hammer the nails, you end up with a planter box that took hours of time and will fall apart in a year. The problem was that you had the wrong tools.

My students have been under-served since the beginning of their schooling.

My students come from low-income homes, many with only one or no parents. They are born with little social capital and are often underestimated by our society. They work very hard when given the chance and I know they will make a positive difference in our world.

My Project

I am requesting three different power tools that will allow students to create engineering projects that are professional, high quality, and time saving. By having the right tools students will save time and create more professional work that will create greater pride and admiration for what they have done. It will also allow us as a class to push through more content and projects.

Your financial contribution supports my students by putting the right tools in their hands and serves as an investment in their future.

The cordless drill, screwdriver and jigsaw set and blades will last for years and will be an investment in my future classes.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cordless Hammer Drill, Voltage 20.0V, Chuck Size 1/2 In., Chuck Keyless Metal Ratcheting, Blows per Minute 0 to 34, 000, Chuck Size (In.) 1/2, No Load RPM 0 to 575/0 to 1350/0 to 2000, Max. Power 535W, Drill Speed (RPM) 0 to 575/0 to 1350/0 to 2000, • Grainger $294.16 1 $294.16
Pivot Holder Set, Number of Pieces 14, Shank Size 1/4 hex In, Includes (1) Pivot holder, (6) #2 Square , (7) #2 Phillips Bits • Grainger $12.95 1 $12.95
Screwdriver Bit Kit, Number of Pieces 65, Includes 1/4 Hex Shank, (2) 1/16, 5/64, 3/32, 7/64, 1/8 In (1) 9/64, 3/16, 13/64, 7/32, 15/64, 1/4, 3/8 In Drill Bits, (4) #1, #2 Phillips, (4) #2 Double Ended Bits, (2) #3 Phillips, (2) #6, #8, #10, (2) 2 In • Grainger $60.44 1 $60.44
Cordless Jig Saw Kit, Voltage 18.0, Length of Stroke 1 In., Battery Included 2AEW6, Lithium Ion, Battery Capacity 2.2 Amp, Strokes per Minute 0 to 3000, Blade Type T-Shank, Adjustable Shoe Yes, Cutting Action 4 Postion Orbital and Straight, Speed Con • Grainger $275.57 1 $275.57
Reciprocating Saw Kit, Blade Stroke 1-1/8 In., Strokes per Minute 0 to 2700, Amps @ 120V 12.0, Adjustable Shoe Yes, Keyless Blade Clamp Yes, Cord Length 8 ft., Number of Conductors 2, Includes Carry Case, Instruction Manual, Tool Length 18 In., Tool • Grainger $135.58 1 $135.58

Materials cost

$778.70

Vendor shipping charges

$77.87

State sales tax

$71.25

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$969.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$171.09

Total project goal

$1,140.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,140.59

1 Donor

-$1,140.59

Donations toward project cost

-$969.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$171.09

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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This project will reach 150 students.

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