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Ms. DeSalvo from Philadelphia PA is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tech Tools for 21st Century Learners

My students need 10 Chromebooks to enhance and bring our learning community into the 21st Century!

  • $2,276 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As I gear up for the upcoming new school year, I’m attempting to give my students (and our department) the ultimate gift—the technological tools my school cannot afford due to budget constraints and reduced federal, state and local funding. Unfortunately, for our students (who live in inner city Philadelphia) the story about school funding has not changed much in the last decade. They still have to learn with fewer educational resources and tools—despite growing achievement gaps, increasing focus on standardized tests, and mounting competition in the post-secondary world—it’s the unfair reality. Yet, each year I am awed by the resilience, determination, and unwavering spirit my students possess.

My Project

I’ve created a wish list of technology items to connect, engage, and prepare students for learning in the 21st century. I’ve partnered with the Donors Choose nonprofit—by funding this project, you’d be helping to provide the technological tools and information my students need to be successful in Advanced Placement, Honors and College-Prep courses. Every donation or product purchase, no matter the size, will put my students one step closer to having the technology they need to learn and grow. I would ask you to please pass this message along to friends who may be interested in giving a small donation.

Ms. DeSalvo
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Acer Chromebook 11 C740 C3P1 11 6 Celeron 3205U 16 GB SSD 2 GB Chrome OS • CDW-G $187.62 10 $1,876.20

Materials cost

$1,876.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$28.14

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,934.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$341.35

Total project goal

$2,275.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,275.69

14 Donors

-$1,746.08

Donations toward project cost

-$1,628.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$117.75

match offer

-$360.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$306.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$169.60

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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