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Ms. Letourneau from Methuen MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Quench Our Thirst!

Help me give my students fresh water to drink when in the classroom!

  • $225 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students know that our class is a safe space, one of peace, kindness, growing, and learning. Students come from all academic abilities, socio-economic statuses, ethnicities, and home lives. We pool all of our knowledge and resources to create a classroom of acceptance and positivity.

We live in an ever-changing world.

Anxiety and depression are on the rise. With technology used every day, it is difficult to get students to stay focused in class. I am doing everything in my power to provide for the students I love so much.

My Project

I am requesting a water cooler with childproof locks and enough cups for the entire year. I will need to provide the water on my own, but getting these items would be a huge help!

The closest water fountain is very far away from our classroom.

I have been providing water with a pump I purchased this year. Unfortunately, it is a little difficult for my students to use. It requires several forceful pushes for the water to come out. A lot of water ends up on the floor. This would make it quick and easy to keep my class hydrated. Plus, there are child locks so they will be safe from the heat element. (The heat will come in handy for several science experiments, as well!)

Ms. Letourneau
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Avalon Premium Hot/Cold Top Loading Countertop Water Cooler Dispenser With Child Safety Lock. UL/Energy Star Approved- White - A1CTWTRCLRWHT • Amazon Business $101.54 1 $101.54
Dart Y5 5oz Cold Cup Tanslucent (Case of 2500) • Amazon Business $57.23 1 $57.23

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