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Ms. Desimone from Staten Island NY is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Uniforms For Our Homeless Students

My students need school uniforms. Students that do not where uniforms cannot participate in many activities that are held throughout the day.

  • $421 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

As a special education teacher in a low socioeconomic Title I school, all the students qualify for free breakfast and lunch. My class consists of 13 students. My kids are faced with many challenges in and outside the classroom. They are academically two years below grade level. Many of my students come from single-parent homes. Although my kids have varying disabilities (LD, Autism, ED and Mentally Handicapped), they are eager to learn and succeed. I want to provide an atmosphere that is safe, and welcoming. Help me engage and inspire my students by becoming a partner in their learning.

My Project

Uniforms are strictly enforced in our school. Students without uniforms are prohibited to participate in the numerous activities that are held throughout the day. Students are required to wear uniform sweatpants to gym. Our homeless students rarely wear uniforms which causes them to miss out on many of the fun activities throughout the day.

Providing uniforms for our homeless students gives them the opportunity to participate in gym, recess and blend in with their peers.

Also, it allows all our students to feel part of the school community. We want all our students to feel part of our team.

Ms. Desimone
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jerzees Youth Fleece Sweatpant, J Navy, Medium • Amazon Business $13.99 8 $111.92
Jerzees Youth Fleece Sweatpant, J Navy, Small • Amazon Business $10.30 8 $82.40
Dickies Little Boys' Short Sleeve Pique Polo Shirt, Light Blue, Large • Amazon Business $6.99 10 $69.90
French Toast Big Boys' Short Sleeve Pique Polo, Navy, Medium/8 • Amazon Business $6.50 9 $58.50

Materials cost

$322.72

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$357.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.10

Total project goal

$420.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$420.66

5 Donors

-$191.53

Donations toward project cost

-$178.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.75

match offer

-$210.33

Match offer toward project cost

-$178.78

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.55

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$18.80

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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