You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

Ms. McCarthy from Lackawanna NY is requesting computers & tablets through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Tech to Connect

Help me give my students iPads to use that will help them be engaged throughout their learning. Different iPad apps will allow students to learn in different ways that are unique to their learning styles.

  • $946 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a 5th grade class with a very diverse group of students. They all have very different, unique learning styles that work best for them. Coming from a low-income district, it can be difficult for all students to have all the necessary school supplies. There are some students who get what they need and come prepared, and other students who struggle on a day to day basis with having the necessary materials to be successful with their learning.

As my students are always eager to learn, I want them to be as successful as they can be in school by having supplies and resources available for them in the classroom.

The students in my classroom have access to some supplies and materials, but since not all students can afford/provide their own, there is a limited amount of supplies and materials for the whole class.

My Project

The use of iPads in my classroom will allow students to learn and apply their knowledge in different ways. With the ever changing world of technology, it is important for students to not only learn how to use the technology, but also be able to help keep students engaged in their own learning and success.

The use of technology alongside other students, helps children with special needs connect with not only their learning, but others as well.

I have learned of many different learning and engaging apps that would be beneficial for the learning of my students. Unfortunately, I don´t have the available resources and technology to provide for my students. Having this technology available to my students will help improve their academic abilities and motivation to be as successful as they can be.

Ms. McCarthy
Grades 3-5

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. McCarthy is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
iPad Bundle: 10.2' iPad - 7th Gen - 32 GB - Wi-Fi - Space Gray & Defender Case • Best Buy Education $381.00 2 $762.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


Sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


5 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Matching donations from our partners


Match offers toward project cost


Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Support a teacher
near you!

Explore a map with requests from teachers across the country.

View map of requests

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Lackawanna","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5714493],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"hideTeacherDetails":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4731695,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":false,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. McCarthy","isEquityFocus":false,"authorIds":{"5714493":{"owner":"Ms. McCarthy","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4731695],"proposalHash":"645606711","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21548630,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzQ4MTg4MQ==","NTY2NjE5MA==","NzIxNDgzNQ==","NzE5NzM0Mg==","NzAzODkzMg==","MjMxMDE4","NTcxNDQ5Mw=="],"teacherId":5714493,"schoolCounty":"Erie","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}