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Ms. Noyes from Cloverdale CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Garden Supplies

Help me give my students necessary garden supplies for our school garden. We need the umbrella and stand to provide shade for our outdoor lessons and we are expanding our garden and need a 100 ft durable hose.

  • $274 goal

This project expired on January 22, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Cloverdale is the most northern town of Sonoma County and is an interesting blend of agriculture, lumbering, new business, housing growth, and an artistic, sustainable-minded community. Our students are very interested in nature and frequent the local lake, river, and creeks. Our Elementary School hosts a growing population of 568 students, 44% English Language Learners and 66% Free and Reduced Lunch.

Our students are very excited to get their hands in the dirt and observe their plants grow!

Some have experience with gardening at home, but many are curious to try something new besides sports and video-games. When we are out in the garden, they solve real-life problems with their hands, such as laying drip irrigation, digging holes deep enough for plants, learning how to water, and observing their plants attract new insects and worms. They are very careful and observant and are excited to watch an empty patch of dirty grass grow into something colorful, edible, and fun!

My Project

Our school garden is expanding and we are using the area more frequently. The students need more access to shade when we are outdoors. We also need a longer hose in order to water farther to reach areas.

Our PTA is generously helping to donate a new shed and this grant will help to provide the tool racks and organizers for inside the new shed.

This way more teachers will be able to access the supplies.

With the installation of the new shed, we will be expanding the garden area and would like to create a pathway with the arch and growing vines to create another outdoor learning area. Our goal is to get more teachers in the garden area doing projects or simply reading a story out there. With an organized shed, new planting areas, a friendly archway, and much needed shade from the umbrella, teachers and students will feel more at ease in learning outdoors. Thank you for supporting outdoor learning, science, and nutrition education.

Ms. Noyes
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 588 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gilmour Pro Commercial Hose Red 3/4 inch x 100 feet 841001-1002 • Amazon Business $62.52 1 $62.52
Dirza Utility Hooks Wall Mount Tool Holder U-Hooks for Home Garage Storage Organizer Garden Tools Shovels Rake Stroller Ladder Black Pack of 5 • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
DC America UBP18181-BR 18-Inch Cast Stone Umbrella Base, Made from Rust Free Composite Materials, Bronze Powder Coated Finish • Amazon Business $31.32 1 $31.32
DOEWORKS Metal Black Garden Arch with Round Top, 7'9'' High x 4'7''Wide • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Crawford 36360-4LGW Lawn and Garden 36-Inch Ultra Hold Tool Rack • Amazon Business $20.17 1 $20.17
Amazing Stretch Heavy Duty Garden Hose Nozzle Metal - Ergonomic Hose Nozzle for Outdoor Watering Garden/Lawn/Pool, Car Cleaning - Fits Any Standard Garden Water Hose - Free 4 Extra Washers • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$182.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.74

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$232.45

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$41.02

Total project goal

$273.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$273.47

1 Donor

-$240.85

Donations toward project cost

-$232.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.62

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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