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Mrs. Thompson from Stamford CT is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

School Wide Diversity Celebration: Cultural Games

My students need authentic materials for our School Wide Cultural Diversity Celebration in May. WE need checkers, and other games.

  • $633 goal

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My Students

Our middle school is a learning community that is committed to promoting academic excellence within a safe, nurturing environment that is responsive to the social, emotional, and intellectual needs of each adolescent child. Our school has more than 700 students enrolled and is areas largest middle school. The school community is a reflection of diverse population both ethnically and socio-economically. A predominant percentage of students come from low – mid-income families as 60% of the student population receives free or reduced lunch.

My Project

On May 23, our school plans to participate in our 3rd annual Cultural Diversity Celebration. On this day, all students and staff engage in various activities centered around crafts, sports, games, dance and food. The activities highlight aspects of different countries chosen through a school wide student survey. Some of the games played are: Lotteria, Trompos, Carrom, Mancala, Bocce, Pysanky, Backgammon We desperately need your help in purchasing new games and craft activities like GoSports 90mm Backyard Bocce Set with 8 Balls, Korean Oriental Chess Janggi Game Set and others. With over 740 students, much of the basic supplies used in past years have been depleted due to normal wear and tear. We have a severe shortage of games for many of the countries, since student feedback dictates which countries are celebrated each year. Your gracious donation to our project would ensure the survival of event that our students and staff have come to love, as it gives us a chance to learn about one another, showcase the pride in our school community, and supports an environment where all students feel valued and encouraged to learn.

Mrs. Thompson
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 740 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Jamaican Ludo (Black Leaders Theme) + Checkers | 2ft x 2ft Double Sided Game Board + Game Pieces & Dice | Family Game Night • Amazon Business $61.99 3 $185.97
Wooden Dowel Rods - 1/2" x 36" Unfinished Hardwood Sticks - For Crafts and DIY'ers - Craftparts Direct - Bag of 100 • Amazon Business $65.00 2 $130.00
Greek Mythology Top Trumps Card Game | Educational Card Games • Amazon Business $21.02 3 $63.06
Ireland-Opoly • Amazon Business $24.99 2 $49.98
Luck O' The Dice - Family Card and Dice Game • Amazon Business $21.99 2 $43.98
Korean Flower Card Game / Hwatu / Go-Stop / Godori by ZEDA International • Amazon Business $8.99 3 $26.97

Materials cost

$499.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$537.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.85

Total project goal

$632.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$632.31

6 Donors

-$550.64

Donations toward project cost

-$477.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.68

match offer

-$70.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$59.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$11.67

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$0.00

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