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Ms. Orange from Chicago IL is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Senior Trunk Send-Off

Help me give my students a great start to their college life with hampers, towels, mattress pads, and more.

  • $1,118 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I see the potential of what they can become. Each student brings a unique perspective and voice to the learning environment. They choose to be in class every day and do their best. I can see them making strides toward the greatest expectations of what they want to be. They need to be nurtured given energy, faith, compassion, time and support to reach their potential as our future leaders.

Our seniors attend a selective enrollment high school on the south side of Chicago where they will be graduating this spring.

Last year over 92% of our students were accepted to a college or 4-year university of their choice. This year we are working hard to increase that number. I want to support these students by providing them with some essential items to help with the transition to college life.

These students are excited about the prospect of going away to school and the majority will be attending college in the fall. It is important to send them off with a starter kit to help jump-start their path to excellence in college.

My Project

The opportunity for our seniors to start off college with a little less stress due to the items that were donated will give them peace of mind as well as their parents that one thing is checked off the list among the many more to complete. Providing mattress pads, hampers, pillows, surge protectors and other items will show that they are cared for and they are wished a happy future and show that we are proud of their accomplishments. Many of these students will be first in their families to attend college. Our school has a student population of 80% low income which is why your support will be appreciated.

Ms. Orange
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 6 students.

18 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Luxury Hotel & Spa Towel Turkish Cotton Bath Towel Bundle (Gray, 6-Piece Towel Set) • Amazon Business $32.90 6 $197.40
Bedsure Mattress Pad Twin XL/Twin Extra Long Size Hypoallergenic - Antibacterial, Breathable - Ultra Soft Quilted Mattress Protector, Fitted Sheet Mattress Cover White • Amazon Business $25.99 6 $155.94
Beckham Hotel Collection Gel Pillow (2-Pack) - Luxury Plush Gel Pillow - Dust Mite Resistant & Hypoallergenic - Queen • Amazon Business $35.99 3 $107.97
Sterilite 12238004 Rectangular LiftTop Laundry Hamper, White, 4-Pack • Amazon Business $46.95 2 $93.90
mDesign Plastic Portable Storage Organizer Caddy Tote - Divided Basket Bin, Handle for Bathroom, Dorm Room - Holds Hand Soap, Body Wash, Shampoo, Conditioner, Lotion - Small - Black • Amazon Business $12.99 6 $77.94
Cable Matters (2-Pack) 6 Outlet Surge Protector Power Strip with USB Charging Ports / 300 Joules with 8 Foot Power Cord in Black • Amazon Business $24.99 3 $74.97
Sharpty White Plastic Hangers, Plastic Clothes Hangers Ideal for Everyday Standard Use, Clothing Hangers (20 Pack) • Amazon Business $11.99 6 $71.94
BIC Gel-ocity Quick Dry Retractable Gel Pen, Medium Point (0.7 mm), Blue, 12-Count • Amazon Business $8.49 6 $50.94
Tide PODS 3 in 1 HE Turbo Laundry Detergent Pacs, Original Scent, 81 Count Tub, Packaging May Vary • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Mead Loose Leaf Paper, Filler Paper, College Ruled, 200 Sheets, 11" x 8-1/2", 3 Hole Punched, 1 Pack (17208) • Amazon Business $5.90 6 $35.40

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