You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Fite from Fresno CA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Student-led project

Sending FCCLA Leaders to Nationals

We need lodging for our trip to FCCLA National Conference in Atlanta, Georgia!

  • $790 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

About My Students

My amazing students involved in this project are named Sumith and Lauren! Both are leaders in our FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) chapter which works to build career-ready leaders in the field of Family and Consumer Sciences. They have dedicated their time this year to running chapter events including a tobacco-free student campaign and many service projects on and off campus including working with the elderly during the holidays, writing cards to servicemen, and making rope toys for dogs in shelters. These four students competed in competitive recognition events in the fields of Child Development and Fashion Construction, and placed in the top three in the state. Because of their hard work they all qualify for Nationals in Atlanta, Georgia and hope to represent California in this important conference.

FCCLA is all about preparing for college, career, and family. As the Career Technical Student Organization for FACS, student leaders in FCCLA learn leadership and prepare for careers in FACS-related fields. By attending the national conference these students get the opportunity to network with other FCCLA members, attend workshops, and participate in tours/activities that build their knowledge and skills in communication, team building, and cooperation. It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity as the students have to qualify at state in order to compete in competitive recognition events at the national level. There is so much that can be learned by attending this conference!

In Their Own Words

I would love to compete at the highest level by going to nationals. Last year I was unable to reach my goal because of complications with school approval but I am so excited to have the opportunity again this year. At nationals, I hope to represent California and to place in fashion construction by creating the best garment and to give the best presentation to the best of my abilities! -Lauren

In this project, we can be leaders to other members in the chapter by showing them that you can achieve your goals through hard work and perseverance. We can set a positive example for students in the classroom and help since we have learned to master it. We will take advantage of all the leadership opportunities that FCCLA has to offer so we can then become a stronger leader to others. - Lauren and Sumith

This trip is very important to me because even when I qualified last year, it was a disappointing let down that I was unable to attend. Now in my senior year, I made it a personal goal to qualify for nationals again and I would do anything I can to make ends meet so that I can go. It has reached importance beyond me and into my family, friends, and teachers because they all know how much it means to me to have this opportunity. -Lauren

Ms. Fite
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Fite is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Lodging STG Travel $632.00

Trip cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


5 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Fresno","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3537205],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3308013,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":2,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":2,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Fite","authorIds":{"3537205":{"owner":"Ms. Fite","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3308013],"proposalHash":"1393882636","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20738278,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":278,"proposalURL":"project/a-healthy-and-calm-learning-environment/5689705/","proposalTitle":"A Healthy and Calm Learning Environment For All","proposalId":5689705},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTQ3MTUwNw==","NTE4NzI3OQ==","MTM2ODc=","NDI2OTkyMQ==","MzUzNzIwNQ=="],"teacherId":3537205,"schoolCounty":"Fresno","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":true,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}