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  • $172 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Combs
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Sometimes We Need Some Help with the Basics!

My students need flash drives and batteries for their computer workstations.

My Students

Have you ever needed to take your work home with you? Often this happens to my students, but with few portable storage devices available, they are unable to save their work to take it home.

We are nestled in the gorgeous Appalachian mountains.

However, for some of my students, that beauty comes at cost, poverty. Due to a lack of local industry, we are a high poverty school with many of our students benefiting from the free/reduced price lunch program and the free breakfast for all students program.

My Project

We are in the process of switching to Chromebooks and are extremely excited! However, many of my students do not have Internet access at home and in order to be able to access what they need to do any work necessary outside of school, they will need the flash drives to store all necessary files. We switched from a wired mouse at each station to a wireless one last year, but hadn't realized how many batteries this was going to take! We also need batteries to keep our stations running effectively.

My students are used to not being able to complete their work at home.

So if they miss a day or need to leave my class early due to athletics or other school activities, they fall behind and it is difficult for them to catch back up. This will enable them to take their work home on the flash drives and complete it using their home computers or the library computers.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Energizer - MAX AA Batteries (16-Pack) • Best Buy for Business $10.66 2 $21.32
Dynex? - AAA Alkaline Batteries (48-Pack) • Best Buy for Business $10.11 2 $20.22
Kingston Technology - DT Special Edition 8GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive • Best Buy for Business $7.62 4 $30.48
Kingston Technology - DataTraveler SE9 8GB USB Flash Drive • Best Buy for Business $7.57 4 $30.28

Materials cost

$102.30

Vendor shipping charges

$12.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$145.83

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.73

Total project goal

$171.56

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$171.56

1 Donor

-$171.56

Donations toward project cost

-$145.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.73

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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