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Mrs. Ewers from Miami FL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Teach Me How to Keep Our School/Environment Clean!

My students need waste receptacles and a recycling receptacle to keep our school clean and help the environment.

  • $1,801 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of my students come from low socio-economic families and are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. After hurricane season, things became even more challenging. If I can in any way provide them with the things they need to succeed, it will help them achieve.

Despite all the hardship that students encounter daily, they aim to succeed in school and in life.

My students are the bottom 25% academically but I strive to help them achieve and succeed.

My Project

After Hurricane Irma and Maria, many of our students were without power for lengthy periods of time and suffered damage to their homes. When school was back in session, for many of them, school became their safe haven. Along with this, we are starting to see an increase of students to our area that evacuated Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated their homes.

During Hurricane Irma we lost our waste receptacles and know we are having an issue with littering and wastefulness.

Cans, bottles, and other trash pile up on the school sidewalks and playing fields. Having the recycling and waste receptacles will cut down on the litter greatly. During Earth week we will be teaching the students the importance of recycling and how to probably get rid of waste. Having the receptacles will put what we teach into practice. Help me make this project possible and our school and our world will be a better place.

Mrs. Ewers
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 155 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Side-Load Steel Slat Receptacle • Treetopproducts.com $561.85 2 $1,123.70
RECEPTACLE WASTE ONYX • School Specialty $236.64 1 $236.64

Materials cost

$1,360.34

Vendor shipping charges

$119.28

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$20.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,530.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$270.01

Total project goal

$1,800.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,800.04

1 Donor

-$1,800.04

Donations toward project cost

-$1,530.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$270.01

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$0.00

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