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  • $513 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Robinson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

Reduce and Re-Use in Science and Social Studies

My students need a laminator and pouches to create reusable products so that there is less waste over time. They are concerned that important papers cannot easily be saved for future students.

My Students

Our students are very environmentally conscious and don't like when the students and I create helpers for them that aren't able to get reused (not laminated). They keep asking me to laminate these helpers, but neither the school nor the teachers have that in their budget.

We are a first-year charter school in Texas that is currently Kinder through 7th grade.

We have limited funding and just don't have the resources available to purchase a laminating machine and supplies. Our students are incredibly creative, and love creating helping aids to use in the class.

My Project

I am requesting a laminating machine and some laminating pouches so that the 4th and 5th grade students and teachers can create some reusable class help sheets. It can be used not only in science and social studies for informational booklets, vocabulary practice, games and student created helpers, but also can be used for Math class and English Language Arts.

Please assist us in being able to use "created" helpers and to keep our campus more environmentally friendly.

In our city, we cannot even recycle without paying an independent contractor to do it for us. Our students and my fellow teachers would be excited to be able to create things that are durable enough to last for many years and affect the lives of hundreds of students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
POUCH LAMINATOR H320 1-1/2' PER MINUTE BLACK • School Specialty Inc. $232.46 1 $232.46
LAMINATING POUCH 5 MIL LETTER 9''X11 1/2'' CLEAR • School Specialty Inc. $65.83 2 $131.66

Materials cost

$364.12

Vendor shipping charges

$36.41

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$435.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.94

Total project goal

$512.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.93

2 Donors

-$225.97

Donations toward project cost

-$217.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.98

match offer

-$256.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$218.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.47

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 45 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation and 2 other donors.

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