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Mrs. Barnhart from Indianapolis IN is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

SHOES: Shoes Help One's Educational Success

Help me give my students in my classroom a new pair of shoes. Many of my students wear shoes that are too big, too small or simply worn out.

  • $310 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with the youngest scholars, in an urban preschool setting. My students are a diverse group of 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Most come from high poverty homes. 85% of the students at my school qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. I work with typically developing students as well as those with a wide variety of special needs. Most of my students have speech, language, and communication impairments. Some are learning English for the first time. I also have students with special needs including autism, motor concerns, and sensory concerns, and behavioral concerns.

My Project

Many of my students live below poverty. They come to school each day in shoes that are so tight they hurt their feet or shoes that are so big they are constantly tripping and walking out of them.

I want my students to be able to focus on learning, not on their feet.

This project will provide new shoes for my students so their focus can be on their education.

Not only will these shoes help my students, but we will support our struggling parents as they try to meet the needs of their children. Our school strives on building relationships with our families and this is one more way we can help support them.

Mrs. Barnhart
Grades PreK-2
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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
New Balance Kids Preschool FuelCore NITREL Running Shoes (11K) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $22.97 6 $137.82
New Balance Kids'' Preschool FuelCore NITREL Running Shoes (12K) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $22.97 2 $45.94
New Balance Kids'' Preschool FuelCore NITREL Running Shoes (1) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $22.97 1 $22.97
New Balance Kids'' Preschool FuelCore NITREL Running Shoes (13K) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $22.97 1 $22.97

Materials cost

$229.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.45

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$263.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.44

Total project goal

$309.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$309.59

2 Donors

-$155.00

Donations toward project cost

-$131.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.25

match offer

-$154.59

Match offer toward project cost

-$131.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.19

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$0.00

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