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Mrs. Tuohy from San Ramon CA is requesting art supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Raku In The Classroom

Help me give my students a microwave, glass kiln, and glaze for an opportunity to experience raku firing their pottery.

  • $521 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

In a public school setting in California, it can be challenging to bring raku into the classroom. We have high winds and fire danger, and there is no safe place on campus to have a raku kiln.

A microwave, microwave kiln, and raku glazes will help create a safe space to create raku pottery.

There will be minimal fire and embers using a microwave kiln, and we can use the classroom patio to fire the pottery. I want to give the students an original experience and knowledge to share in future endeavors.

Mrs. Tuohy
Grades 9-12

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sharp 2.2 cu ft Stainless Family Size Countertop Microwave with Sensor cooking and Inverter Technology. - Siver • Best Buy Education $181.72 1 $181.72
Fuseworks Microwave Glass Kiln • Blick Art Materials $151.50 1 $151.50
Mayco Raku Glaze - Peacock Matte, RK106, Pint • Blick Art Materials $9.90 1 $9.90
Mayco Raku Glaze - White Crackle, RK103, Pint • Blick Art Materials $9.90 1 $9.90
Mayco Raku Glaze - Copper Penny, RK105, Pint • Blick Art Materials $9.90 1 $9.90
Mayco Raku Glaze - Copper Metallic, RK101, Pint • Blick Art Materials $9.90 1 $9.90

Materials cost

$372.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$34.11

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$442.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.09

Total project goal

$520.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$520.61

2 Donors

-$310.01

Donations toward project cost

-$295.01

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

match offer

-$173.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$147.51

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$37.06

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$0.00

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