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  • $877 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mr. Lichaj
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 8 donors
  • $0 still needed

School Garden Expansion Project

My students need materials to complete the expansion of our vegetable/mosaic garden.

My Students

"Be the change you want to see in the world," Mahatma Gandhi said, and my students are showing this to school and community by creating a beautiful edible garden in a busy city.

I have amazing students at my school that help out with the garden.

They enjoy planting and working on the garden. Our school is in a big city and most of the students come from poor homes. Not all of them have access to fresh healthy food. The garden helps show them how they can grow their own food.

My Project

This past school year I started this edible garden at my school. It is small right now. We have seven raised vegetable beds to date. We also have forty mosaic stepping stones students designed placed in between the beds. The fence, stone, and netting I have requested will allow us to expand the garden as the interest from the students has grows.

Most of my students don't understand where tomatoes, cilantro, or onions come from.

This project allows students to make this connection. It also gives them a sense of pride creating a beautiful garden space on school grounds.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MOSAIC STAINED GLASS/CHIPS 4LB • Blick Art Materials $28.52 10 $285.20
Gardening Tool Set • Carolina Biological Supply Company $166.25 1 $166.25
Fence Post, 72 In. • Grainger $7.80 8 $62.40
Natural Fertilizer, 1 gal. • Grainger $55.67 1 $55.67
MOSAIC STONE CEMENT/20LB BX OUTDOOR • Blick Art Materials $18.16 3 $54.48
Poultry Netting, Height 36 In, 50 Ft. • Grainger $24.02 2 $48.04

Materials cost

$672.04

Vendor shipping charges

$33.23

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$745.35

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$131.53

Total project goal

$876.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$876.88

7 Donors

-$438.43

Donations toward project cost

-$372.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.76

match offer

-$438.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$372.68

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$65.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Produce for Kids and 7 other donors.

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