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Mrs. Hudson from Ceresco NE is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Remember the Time Buddy Bench

Help me give my students a buddy bench that will be placed on the playground for students to go to when they are in need of a friend at recess.

  • $1,031 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is a small community with 125 students. The students are hard working and love new experiences. We are a tight community and the students are very caring and helpful towards one another. We recently have had to cope with the loss of a student and the students have rallied behind the family and everything this child stood for. They became determined to reach out to others and want to make sure that everyone has a buddy. They have created a Kind Kids Club and want to continue to help each other.

My Project

We are requesting the purchase of Buddy Bench to be placed outside on the playground. We recently lost an amazing student who had a heart of gold. He was caring and always looking out for others. Whenever someone was having a hard time he would always sit by them and say "remember that time..." and then start in on a funny story or something to make them feel better.

The students came up with the idea of honoring Wyatt by placing a Buddy Bench on the playground so that if any student is feeling lonely or doesn't have someone to play with at recess they can go and sit on the bench and others can then go and join them or invite them to go and play and with them.

They want to continue on Wyatt's loving and caring ways and make sure that each student is treated with kindness and that they are never alone.

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This project will reach 125 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BENCH - 6' BUDDY BENCH W/ BACK, 2""X12"" PLANKS, DIAMOND - SPECIFY SURFACE MOUNT AND COLOR • School Specialty $720.27 1 $720.27
OPTION CLASS - ULTRA PLAY BENCH MOUNT OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
SM-SURFACE MOUNT - ULTRASITE • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - ULTRA PLAY SYSTEMS INC - 965/966 - SERIES COLOR CHOICES • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
BLUE (BLU) - ULTRA PLAY SYSTEMS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$720.27

Vendor shipping charges

$72.03

State sales tax

$43.22

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$876.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$154.64

Total project goal

$1,030.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,030.96

8 Donors

-$763.20

Donations toward project cost

-$657.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$105.33

match offer

-$257.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$218.45

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.55

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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