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Ms. Passarella from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Special children need a chance

The cost of various supplies such as chairs and flash cards from ABC School Supply, 10 activities including coloring books and calendars from Barnes and Noble, and a DVD player from Best Buy is $286, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $300 goal

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I am a special education teacher in a low income school and community. We do not have many resources, or up to date technology. I am trying to modernize my classroom to make it more of a fun learning environment for my students. These kids will never get the opportunity to experience what the real world has to offer unless I present it to them. I need different kinds of materials for all my centers in the classroom. I want them to feel comfortable, and enjoy being in class. They would actually want to learn more if they are comfortable. My kids deserve as much as a chance as anyone else. I am asking for materials like chairs, writing materials that are fun to use, educational games where they can learn and have fun at the same time. My kids are not giving the same opportunity as others, and I want to change that, and give them a special year that they won't forget. Please help my special children. Thank you for your kindness.

Ms. Passarella
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
SONY P-SCAN DVD PLAYER DVPNS57 • Best Buy $79.00 1 $79.00
18'' Yellow Firefly Chair -- Chrome Legs • ABC School Supply, Inc. $21.99 1 $21.99
18'' Yellow Grasshopper Chair -- Chrome Legs • ABC School Supply, Inc. $21.99 1 $21.99
A Family of Poems: My Favorite Poetry for Children Caroline Kennedy, Jon J. Muth (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $13.96 1 $13.96
Division Hot Dot Flash Cards • ABC School Supply, Inc. $9.99 1 $9.99
Multiplication Hot Dot Flash Cards • ABC School Supply, Inc. $9.99 2 $19.98
Scarecrow Cynthia Rylant, Lauren Stringer (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.40 1 $5.40
Mr. Putter & Tabby Paint the Porch Cynthia Rylant, Arthur Howard (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Mr. Putter and Tabby Write the Book Cynthia Rylant, Arthur Howard (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $5.35 1 $5.35
Math Dice Manufactured by ThinkFun • Barnes and Noble $4.45 1 $4.45
The Magic Fish-Bone Charles Dickens, Robert Florczak (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.99 1 $3.99
Henry and Mudge and the Bedtime Thumps: The Ninth Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Sucie Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
Henry and Mudge: The First Book of Their Adventures Cynthia Rylant, Sucie Stevenson, Sucie Stevenson (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $3.59 1 $3.59
2006 Spongebob Squarepants Mini Wall Calendar (5.25" x 5.75") Meadwestvaco • Barnes and Noble $1.99 1 $1.99
Wild Flowers: Stained Glass Coloring Book John Green, O.P. Jen Green • Barnes and Noble $1.99 1 $1.99

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