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Mr. Ventura
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

Sprucing up our Library/Media Center after Hurricane Irma

My students need materials (printer ink, frames, etc)to spruce up our Library/Media center...still recovering after Hurricane Irma.

My Students

I am a language arts teacher and the school's Media Specialist. My school used to have one of the biggest circulations of all the middle schools in our county, until Hurricane Irma hit. It had to be closed due to issues with water intrusion and exposure to humidity. The Media Center not only houses books, but classrooms, like mine, as well. My students have just been allowed back inside, but it can really use some help.

My students attend a Title 1 school in South Florida where 90% of students are on free or reduced-price lunch.

We are one of the oldest schools in an urban area and our students can use some help - even if it is small. We would love to clean up our room and maintain it that way for not only our classmates to use, but the rest of the school population as well which uses it for before and after school tutoring.

My Project

We are going to print some pictures, colorize some, bring photos, share student art work... to frame and make our Library/Media Center appealing again.

Hurricane Irma tried to rain on our parade...but we're gonna dance to our own tune instead.

She was big , but we can be bigger.

We need some new headphones for our computers (our other ones got wet) and a few art/office supplies to help create new visuals.

Soon all the students will be back checking out books and using our computers.

We'll be reading and writing up a storm of our own! We have cool books, now we just need to make our Library/Media center a nice place to hang out again ...and a place where we can be creative.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
HP 36A (CB436AD) Black Original LaserJet Toner Cartridges, Multi-pack (2 cart per pack) • Staples Advantage $150.99 3 $452.97
Kensington Hi-Fi Headphones • Staples Advantage $14.79 20 $295.80
Swingline 747 Classic Stapler, Metal, Desktop, 20 Sheets, Black • Staples Advantage $20.99 3 $62.97
Staples Document Frame, Plastic, Brown with Black Trim, 8 1/2" x 11" • Staples Advantage $11.99 4 $47.96
Black Gallery 5x7 Standard Picture Frame 6 Pack • Staples Advantage $18.19 1 $18.19
Staples Document Frame, Black Wood with Gold Trim, 8 1/2" x 11" • Staples Advantage $7.09 2 $14.18
Saunders Non-Toxic Tac Adhesive Mounting Putty, White, 2.1 oz. • Staples Advantage $3.49 3 $10.47
Scotch Foam Mounting Tape, 1/2"W • Staples Advantage $4.49 2 $8.98

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