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Ms. Nordyke from Sacramento CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Preschool's Secret Garden, Part 2

My students need barrel planters and a storage box for our tools.

  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I'm a dedicated preschool teacher of 32 underprivileged children at a Title I school. The majority of the children we serve are living below the poverty level. Working in this area is very rewarding. I'm able to help so many children that are in desperate need. My students use my classroom to escape their troubles. No matter what is happening at home, my students know that they will loved and cared for at school.

Despite all of their struggles at such a young age, my students are eager to learn and experience new things.

Your donation would greatly improve my students' first educational experience. You would be helping to provide a lifelong love of learning!

My Project

A school garden would really brighten up our school's environment. Right now, there is a "dead space" right next to my classroom. It is nothing but rocks and dirt. My goal is to transform this space into a beautiful garden my students could be proud of. My preschool students would be able to grow in this garden all year long. We plan to grow pumpkins, watermelons, carrots, flowers, and many other wonderful things! My students will learn how to grow food and the life cycle of plants. We need barrel planters and a storage box to keep our tools safe. Your donation will make this all possible.

Together we can grow a better tomorrow.

Ms. Nordyke
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Keter Novel Plastic Deck Storage Container Box Outdoor Patio Garden Furniture 90 Gal, Black • Amazon Business $62.53 1 $62.53
Whiskey Barrel Planter, Distressed Oak, 15" • Amazon Business $14.99 3 $44.97

Materials cost

$107.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.84

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$148.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.29

Total project goal

$175.24

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$175.24

5 Donors

-$128.19

Donations toward project cost

-$115.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.48

match offer

-$39.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$33.24

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.87

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.94

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$0.00

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