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  • $7,809 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. S.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 80 donors
  • $0 still needed

Special Education Goes to Broadway

Help me give my students a genuine Disney Broadway Experience. Thank you all in advance.

My Students

This trip will be for multiple grades of Special Education students. These students come from different backgrounds and socio-economic classes. Some of these students have never been too far out of our small 2.2 square mile town. I remember a trip that we took not too long ago to Liberty State Park where our students thought that just riding the bus on the highway was their actual trip. They were amazed by seeing the skyscrapers across the river so I can only imagine what seeing them in person would be like.

Our students love to express themselves through art; whether it be drawing, painting, dancing, singing, or etc.

We just want the opportunity to give them an experience that they never had before. Some of our students wouldn't even know what Times Square was without Google. This trip will open our students’ eyes to see that they are allowed to dream and hope bigger than they ever imagined.

My Project

Students with disabilities deserve to have some of the same life experiences as their peers. This can become difficult for some parents raising children or sometimes multiple children in a small town without a lot of resources. This trip will allow them to have a genuine Broadway experience in NYC.

Seeing Disney's Aladdin on Broadway; as it's one of the most diverse casts, will allow our students to see themselves on stage.

Statics show students that have traveled outside of their region on trips are statically more likely to apply college and be open to more life experiences than those that never receive the opportunity to do so. Being a well-rounded member of society is very important to these individuals with special needs.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity Disney Theatrical Group $6,510.00

Trip cost

$6,510.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$97.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$6,637.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$1,171.35

Total project goal

$7,809.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$7,809.00

78 Donors

-$5,410.97

Donations toward project cost

-$4,789.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$621.15

Matching donations from our partners

-$2,173.92

Match offers toward project cost

-$1,847.83

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$326.09

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$224.11

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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80 donors80 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 74 students.

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