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  • $610 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Crawford
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 7 donors
  • $0 still needed

Put Tools In Their Hands And Skills In Their Future

My students need 2 safe and durable cordless drills and batteries in order to learn skills through building and marketing projects.

My Students

Our nation is woefully lacking skilled labor and employable high school graduates. While many of our students go onto college, many more are needed to go on to vocational and technical schools to fill more and more skilled positions in the trades.

Our students are great workers when they are in their element.

You can't get much out of many of them in English or math, but make them figure out some measurements, areas, or angles in the shop and they are much more likely to do well. This contextual learning keeps them engaged, helps them apply learning from other core classes, and provides them with skills they are going to need in the future in order to be productive, contributing members of society.

My Project

Our students will run with more resources to use in their career and technical education classes. Being able to have more students work on more projects at the same time will be hugely beneficial to them, and they will get more time to get great work accomplished. More power tools being used safely by more students means much more learning is going to happen! My students need safe and durable cordless drills and batteries in order to learn skills through building and marketing projects.

We need to serve these kids the best way we can and give them opportunities for the future.

Every student is not going to get a four-year bachelor degree. We don't need every student to so this. But we do need them to have a career goal and a plan for learning the skills they need to be successful in that occupation. We can do that for the students that the current educational reforms are missing if we can support them in their technical courses. This project will help do that.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Cordless Drill/Driver Kit, Battery Included, Voltage 18.0, Chuck Size 1/2 In., No Load RPM 0 to 500/0 to 1700, Transmission 2 Speed, Max. Power 410WClutch Style 17 Position Adjustable, Handle Type T, Battery Included (2) 4GA70, Battery Pack Replaceme • Grainger $190.81 2 $381.62
Battery Pack, Voltage 18.0, Battery Type NiCd, Battery Capacity 2.4A/hr.Features (2) High Capacity XRP(TM) Batteries Have 40 Percent More Run Time Than Standard Batteries, For Use With Dewalt 18V Tools, Includes (2) Dewalt Mfr. No. DC9096 Batteries, • Grainger $99.00 1 $99.00

Materials cost

$480.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$517.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.38

Total project goal

$609.21

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$609.21

7 Donors

-$604.27

Donations toward project cost

-$517.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$86.44

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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