You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mr. Dement from Saint Clair MO is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Robin Hood Comes Alive! Theatre Props and More!

My students need bows and quivers to use as props for their upcoming Robin Hood play!

  • $539 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students in my classroom are best described as exceptional. They exceed my expectations in everything I ask them to do. They are passionate about the dramatic arts, and they view theatre as more than a hobby, it is their safe place. My students love the acceptance they feel in drama club, and in return, they pay it forward by spreading that love and compassion to many students in our school.

My students view our drama club as their second family.

Our theatre productions provide a chance for the students to explore themselves and their values all while having fun. I find that the teens enjoy the collaborative environment that theatre provides, and they are always willing to add more "brothers" and "sisters" into their family. My school is in a low-socioeconomic area and this program provides a means of escape for these students.

My Project

Theatre is a collaborative art form that allows students to escape from their present problems and embark into a world of storytelling. As a director, it is my goal to transport my students, and my audience into a different world for each theatrical production. This is accomplished mainly by unique staging and special effects. The bows and quivers will allow us to more realistically tell the story of Robin Hood in our upcoming Spring Play. Arrows will NOT be used in the show, and therefore will be mimed with just the bows and quivers. This will further transport our audience into a the adventurous world of Robin Hood!

Seeing the joyful expressions of my students as they create the magic of theatre is a reward that I will cherish forever.

As a theatre teacher I take my students to musicals so that they can have exposure to this cultural art-form on a professional level. Their expressions of surprise and shock at the "magic" of the theatre experience is always something I treasure. This "magic" is honestly well-timed special effects. I want to help my students create this "magic" for their theatre performances. The requested items will be used as props in the show. The bows will painted to match the time period, and the students will be trained on how to handle the items on stage.

Thank you for your consideration of our special effects request! Please contribute to keep on creating great fine arts experiences for students!

Mr. Dement
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mr. Dement is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bear Archery Titan Youth Bow Set • Amazon Business $28.37 10 $283.70
Bear Archery Logo Light Weight Back Quiver • Amazon Business $45.95 3 $137.85

Materials cost

$421.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$457.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$80.80

Total project goal

$538.67

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$538.67

1 Donor

-$305.25

Donations toward project cost

-$305.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$179.55

Match offer toward project cost

-$152.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$53.87

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Saint Clair","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5261875],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MO","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3348635,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/robin-hood-comes-alive-theatre-props-an/3348635/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":40,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Dement","authorIds":{"5261875":{"owner":"Mr. Dement","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3348635],"proposalHash":"-1006985583","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5261875_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1527783398558","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21155948,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTYyNzY3Ng==","NDU2NTQ1"],"teacherId":5261875,"schoolCounty":"Franklin","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MO","name":"Missouri"}}