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Mrs. Sissel from Tucson AZ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

STEM Sewing

My students need sewing machines to see STEM in a real life way.

  • $711 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to my classroom ready and often eager to learn science and math. Our school is a Title I school and these kids deserve every opportunity to grow and shine and experience success.

Ninety-nine percent of the students in my classes are Hispanic and many will be the first generation looking to go on to college.

These students are often English Language Learners which increases the challenge for them in learning the content.

My students are hardworking and deserve the best that I can offer them. My students are Kids at Hope!

My Project

With sewing machines and supplies my students will learn real-life skills sewing while learning science, technology, (art), engineering and math. As a Title I school with many of them English language learners these skills will aid them in expanding their vocabulary as well.

From threading a needle and mending holes and sewing on buttons by hand to tackling the sewing machine and using a pattern to create unique items for themselves, family members, and to donate to the community, my students will blossom and learn problem solving and gain confidence in trying new things.

This program will become a regular part of my curriculum for years to come and touch many lives beyond this year's kids!

Mrs. Sissel
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Janome Watermelon Crush Basic, Easy-to-Use, 10-Stitch Portable, Compact Sewing Machine with Free Arm only 5 pounds • Amazon Business $59.49 8 $475.92
SCHMETZ Universal (130/705 H) Household Sewing Machine Needles - Carded - Assortment - 10 Pack • Amazon Business $6.55 4 $26.20
HAITRAL Sewing Thread 24 Colors 1000 Yards Polyester Each Thread Spools For Sewing Machine (HT_SK04) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
UNIVERSAL METAL SEWING MACHINE BOBBINS PACK OF 24 • Amazon Business $5.60 2 $11.20

Materials cost

$528.31

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$604.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$106.59

Total project goal

$710.59

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$710.59

3 Donors

-$641.50

Donations toward project cost

-$604.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$69.09

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$0.00

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