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Mrs. Erikson from Nome AK is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Safe for Eternity

My students need their own laminating machine to preserve their art projects.

  • $277 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in North West Alaska, an hour and a half plane ride from the nearest major city. We are a Title I school with students from all walks of life learning together.

We all learn from each other with our different family traditions.

We live a subsistence life here. Each season keeps us busy with supplying for our families. We fish in all seasons, pick different berries, hunt different wild game, pick greens, crabbing, and many other activities.

My Project

My students will be able to treasure their art work forever. If they know they can keep their art work safe, they may put more work into their piece. We could also use this to laminate writing pieces as well, that they could save.

After we create our art, we then hang it up in the hallway.

If our pieces were laminated, they would survive the traffic and little hands in the halls. We could actually hang more items for people to view. But most of all, I'm excited that their projects will last for years to come. They will be able to look back on their second grade year when they are older.

Mrs. Erikson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 19 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
XC341 - Classroom Laminating Machine • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
XC344 - 11 1/2" x 17 1/2" Pouches • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 1 $44.99
XC343 - 9" x 11 1/2" Pouches • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$198.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$2.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$234.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.46

Total project goal

$276.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$276.40

1 Donor

-$276.40

Donations toward project cost

-$234.94

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.46

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$0.00

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