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Mrs. Jackson from Sterling Heights MI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Technical Theatre Stagecraft Classes Power Tool Learning Opportunity

Help me give my students a Cordless Finishing Nailer for the opportunity to learn how to operate power tools for our stagecraft theatre classes.

  • $466 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is an immensely diverse population in Sterling Heights, Michigan. A large number of our students have come as refugees from the war-torn countries of Syria and Iraq and have many challenges to face in integrating into the American fabric.

The neighborhood itself has small brick ranch homes but is in transition as owners are choosing to age in place.

Many of our students' families are subsidized by the government in nearby apartments. We have 65% of our students receiving free and reduced-price breakfast and lunch.

My Project

Our high school theatrical productions are largely student run, and our shop is in need of a nailer/stapler for our upcoming musical. The one that we had broke, and we are doing a very large set, so this will make for a true hands-on power tool operating lesson and promote safety when using power tools.

Our MIFA show and children’s show will also benefit from the purchase of this item.

We have a student shop head who will be training our stagecraft class on the safety and use of various power tools, and a pneumatic nailer would truly be an amazing addition to our school.

Mrs. Jackson
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK26183450T Cordless Finishing Nailer Voltage 20.0 Bare Tool Fastener Range 1-14 to 2-12 • Grainger $360.20 1 $360.20

Materials cost

$360.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.40

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$395.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.81

Total project goal

$465.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$465.41

5 Donors

-$384.50

Donations toward project cost

-$326.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.67

match offer

-$80.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$68.77

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.14

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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