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Ms. Borrelli-Luke from Camden NJ is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Smart TV for Smart Students

My students need a TV in class for instruction and group projects.

  • $739 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are an inner-city magnet school in our district with a medical theme. My students come from all over the city, from all different schools, cultures, and backgrounds. In spite of the many obstacles, such as being homeless, my students achieve higher than all the neighboring high schools and have a 100% graduation rate and college acceptance rate.

Unfortunately, many of our students struggle with homelessness.

Our school is located in a low-income area with 100% of the students receiving free lunch. More than three-quarters of our students are from low-income households.

Most of our students select careers in the medical field. Their access to resources needed to prepare them for this path is very limited. DonorsChoose.org makes it possible for our children to have the necessary tools to succeed.

My Project

A large number of our students are homeless and transient. They struggle with getting work completed. They spend hours at the library using computers and internet, to access documentaries/films-many times just waiting to get access. This TV will give students access in the classroom, before and after school. Students can use the Tv for documentaries/films needed for research/projects. This TV with mobile stand mount will provide students the opportunity to work in small groups and share access. They can use the TV during class, open periods and before school, so they do not have to worry about walking home late at night in a city that ranks one of the most violent in the country. This TV gives the student access to documentaries and power point demo's / presentations. This TV gives one less thing that a homeless student needed to worry about, and allows them to focus on the future and all its possibilities.

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 220 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Samsung UN40M530DAF 40" Class FHD (1080P) Smart LED TV • Amazon Business $449.95 1 $449.95
Mount Factory Rolling TV Cart Mobile TV Stand for 40-65 inch Flat Screen, LED, LCD, OLED, Plasma, Curved TV's - Universal Mount with Wheels • Amazon Business $123.99 1 $123.99
HDMI Cable 15 FT - Braided Cord - 4K HDMI 2.0 Ready - High Speed - Gold Plated Connectors - Ethernet / Audio Return Channel - Video 4K UHD 2160p, HD 1080p, 3D - Xbox PlayStation PS3 PS4 PC Apple TV • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99

Materials cost

$588.93

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$627.76

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$110.78

Total project goal

$738.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$738.54

6 Donors

-$400.63

Donations toward project cost

-$340.54

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.09

match offer

-$337.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$287.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.69

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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