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Mr. Starling from Fayetteville NC is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Signing for Our Futures!

My students need backpacks, pens, notebook binders, earbuds, portable battery chargers, and journals.

  • $873 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Approximately 75% of the students at our school receive free or reduced-price lunch, and we have a high number of military families. There is an amazing group of hard working young adults in my class. They strive every day to do their best and succeed. Their goals and dreams are to achieve a high school diploma and go to college.

These students take any obstacle in their path head-on and don't let it slow them down.

These students overcome so many different setbacks during their time in school.

My Project

My students consists of a diverse group of future leaders who all come from a variety of backgrounds including homelessness, poverty and military families. They all have one goal in common and that is to attend college after graduation. And for most of my students, they will be the first to attend college from their families, so it is a huge milestone. Graduation is getting closer each day and this amazing group of students are working hard to make sure they are ready. They have the opportunity to attend a signing day event which will showcase how hard they have worked to achieve their goals and dreams. I, with the help of reach higher, wants to help them make this day as special as possible. I am requesting backpacks, portable battery chargers, earbuds, pens, notebook portfolios and journals to provide to these students on the day of their college signing event. These items will help to make these students transition into a whole new world much easier. They have done their best and overcome so many obstacles, it is important to make sure they are stepping out on their own with their best foot forward. These students are so amazing and I want them to know how proud we all are of their achievements, as we are not only their to teach them the curriculum, but how to be prepared and successful in life. These materials will make a huge impact for these students when they arrive at college. Most of these students are going to school on scholarships and grants due to having limited financial resources, so they will have limited access to materials such as these. Thank you for considering to support these amazing future leaders through this project.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Portable Charger Power bank 24000mah High Capacity Double Flash Lights With LCD Indicator Battery Pack For iPhone, iPad & Samsung Galaxy & More • Amazon Business $29.99 4 $119.96
Monster Beats by Dr Dre iBeats Headphones with ControlTalk - Black(Retail Packaging) • Amazon Business $29.95 4 $119.80
MyLifeUNIT Fineliner Color Pen Set, 0.4mm Colored Fine Liner Sketch Drawing Pen, Pack of 10 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $5.95 15 $89.25
Cambridge Limited NoteTaker Notebook (06126) • Amazon Business $15.99 4 $63.96
Under Armour Big Logo 5.0 Backpack, Lime Twist/Graphite, One Size • Amazon Business $45.99 1 $45.99
Under Armour Big Logo 5.0 Backpack, Stealth Gray/Black, One Size • Amazon Business $45.55 1 $45.55
Under Armour Big Logo 5.0 Backpack, Steel/Graphite, One Size • Amazon Business $37.08 1 $37.08
Large Tree of Life Leather Blank Book • Amazon Business $15.00 2 $30.00
LEATHER JOURNAL Handmade Writing Notebook - Antique Leather-Bound A5 Daily Note Pads For Men & Women Unlined Paper Large 8 x 6 Inches, Best Gift for Art Sketchbook, Travel Diary & Journals to Write in • Amazon Business $28.95 1 $28.95
LEATHER JOURNAL Writing Notebook - Antique Handmade Leather Bound Daily Notepad For Men & Women Unlined Paper Medium 7 x 5 Inches, Best Gift for Art Sketchbook, Travel Diary & Notebooks to Write in • Amazon Business $24.85 1 $24.85
Antique Dark Brown Crazy-Horse Wax Leather Journal (Handmade) - Leather Cord Coptic Bound and leather tie closure -SPECIAL OFFER NOW + 10% OFF! • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
BIC 52 Count Backpack Supplies - Pencils, Pens, Markers, Highlighters • Amazon Business $22.95 1 $22.95

Materials cost

$651.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$50.80

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.77

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$741.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$130.92

Total project goal

$872.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$872.82

4 Donors

-$869.82

Donations toward project cost

-$741.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$127.92

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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