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  • $587 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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

Reducing Waste the Disney Way!

My students need a Chromebook computer to help our classroom reduce waste.

My Students

Help me help my students save the planet the DISNEY way - with fun and lots of smiles!

We are a Title 1 school located in a small town in East Texas.

Unfortunately, most of our students are living in poverty and have little access to technology. We also have a large number of Dyslexic and ELL (English Language Learner) students. Although they face many challenges, our students come to school eager to learn and manage to achieve their academic goals.

My Project

I am requesting a Chromebook for our classroom for two reasons. First, our district is implementing Google Apps and Gmail for all students. A computer in our classroom would give my students more practice using these awesome programs. Secondly, we would like to begin a recycling program. A laptop would allow me to introduce my students to recycling, including what to recycle, why to recycle, and how to recycle.

We need to make recycling an everyday habit for our students.

My students are in need of basic computer to begin our recycling program. This computer would serve a dual purpose by giving my disadvantaged students more time using the technology that has become commonplace among their peers.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung Series 5 Chromebook XE550C22 - 12.1' - C 867 - Chrome OS - 4 GB RAM - 16 GB SSD • Best Buy $449.99 1 $449.99

Materials cost

$449.99

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$498.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.01

Total project goal

$586.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$586.75

0 Donors

-$0.00

Donations toward project cost

-$0.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$586.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$498.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 750 students.

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