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

School Wide Diversity Celebration: Need Cultural Games

My students need board games, arts & craft activities from various countries, for our School Wide Cultural Diversity Celebration in May.

  • $597 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.

Ms. McKenzie
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carrom Game Board Large • Amazon Business $46.49 3 $139.47
GoSports 90mm Backyard Bocce Set with 8 Balls, Pallino, Case and Measuring Rope - Made from Premium Resin • Amazon Business $39.72 3 $119.16
RINGS - Marky Sparky's HOOK and Ring Toss Game - Includes large ready to hang 18" play board with 13 hooks and soft 3.5" rubber rings • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
NEW Alondra's Imports (TM) Elegantly Handcrafted, Classic Trompo Spin Tops from Mexico (Trompos De Mexico De Madera, Trompos Juguetes, Trompos Mexicanos) - Complete Set of 3 • Amazon Business $15.99 3 $47.97
Korean Board Game Yut Nori Yut Game Yoot Game Yutnori Set • Amazon Business $9.97 4 $39.88
Korean Oriental Chess Janggi Game Set, Folding Magnetic Board Game • Amazon Business $19.78 2 $39.56
Classic Pirinola Toma Todo Wood Mexican / Pirinola de Madera (2 Pack) • Amazon Business $11.99 2 $23.98

Materials cost

$470.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$507.05

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.48

Total project goal

$596.53

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$596.53

9 Donors

-$396.35

Donations toward project cost

-$337.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.30

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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