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Mrs. Gist from Clarksdale MS is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Showering Seniors With Love With a Luau

My students need luau decorations such as leis, grass skirts, a photo prop kit and garland to help celebrate their graduation.

  • $177 goal

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My Students

I'm the librarian of a Title I high school in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. Our student population consists of tenth, eleventh, and twelveth grade students. All of our student body receives free lunch. Many are reluctant readers who read more than two levels below grade level. However, despite the obstacles they face, our students are curious and motivated to learn. They just need more tools to encourage them to do so. They are incredibly creative and talented kids who are determined to make their mark in the world.

My Project

As our senior class finds their high school careers coming to a close, we would like to have a celebration for all of their accomplishments. We plan on throwing an end-of-the-year luau luncheon for our seniors. I'm requesting fun items such as leis, grass skirts, and garlands to create a memorable atmosphere as we honor their achievements. These materials would add a lot to our celebration and I know that our students would appreciate the extra effort. Our budget does not allow for these extras and we would be grateful for any extra assistance. We want to send our seniors out with a fun, amazing experience. Thank you in advance for your consideration!

Mrs. Gist
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oojami Jumbo Party Bag ~ Tropical Hawaiian Luau Lei Styles (50 ct) ~ Party Favors • Amazon Business $16.99 4 $67.96
Luau Party Decorations - Lei Garland, Grass Table Skirt, 144 Paper Cocktail Umbrellas • Amazon Business $16.15 1 $16.15
Kuuqa 88 Pcs 20cm/8" Tropical Palm Leaves and Silk Hibiscus Flowers Party Decor, Artificial Plant Leaves Flowers Hawaiian Luau Party Jungle Beach Theme BBQ Birthday Party Decorations Supplies • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
60pcs Luau Photo Booth Props - Hawaiian/Tropical/Tiki/Summer Pool Party Decorations Supplies • Amazon Business $12.58 1 $12.58

Materials cost

$110.68

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$150.09

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.49

Total project goal

$176.58

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$176.58

2 Donors

-$167.75

Donations toward project cost

-$150.09

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.66

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

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$0.00

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