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Mrs. Patton from Chicago IL is requesting computers & tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Soul Train

Help me give my students new Soul Train shirts to celebrate Black History Month.

  • $294 goal

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My Students

My students are energetic and amazing kids from the south side of Chicago. Most of the kids I teach are faced with challenges in their lives, both at home and at school. As their music teacher, I hope to help my students by encouraging them to express themselves in positive ways.

My students love music class because they get a chance to share a creative experience with their peers.

Our school is run on a bare-bones budget, and funding for the arts is just not there. Your donation would help to provide a quality musical experience for deserving students.

My Project

Our students come from low income families, and don't have a lot to spend on clothing. I am requesting new shirts to distribute during Black History Month. We will be studying 'Soul Train' throughout the school building during February, and the shirts will be an amazing addition to the celebration.

These Soul Train shirts will serve as school-approved clothing for students in need, as well as a way for kids to celebrate Black history and culture in Chicago.

Soul Train uplifted Black voices, and bridged the cultural gap for many during a turbulent time. Soul Train has a lot to teach our students, who are living in the city of Chicago, where the show was filmed. These Soul Train shirts will be welcome additions to the wardrobes of needy students, as well as a way to foster cultural pride. Thanks for your support.

Mrs. Patton
Grades 3-5

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Train T-shirt Boogie Train shirt Groovy Disco Train Tee • Amazon Business $17.99 4 $71.96
Train T-shirt Boogie Train shirt Groovy Disco Train Tee • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Train T-shirt Boogie Train shirt Groovy Disco Train Tee • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Train T-shirt Boogie Train shirt Groovy Disco Train Tee • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
Train T-shirt Boogie Train shirt Groovy Disco Train Tee • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Train T-shirt Boogie Train shirt Groovy Disco Train Tee • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$215.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$249.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.96

Total project goal

$293.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$293.08

3 Donors

-$181.84

Donations toward project cost

-$158.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.53

match offer

-$106.84

Match offer toward project cost

-$90.81

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.03

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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