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

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

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
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
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.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Burgess from Charlotte NC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

THE A-GAME (Attendance & Grades Amplify My Excellence)

Help me give my students rewards to be raffled at the end of the school year to promote finishing the semester strong with outstanding attendance, behavior, and grades!

  • $2,497 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am the school social worker of a Title I elementary school consisting of grades K-5. Our students come from diverse and challenging backgrounds.

Many of our students face barriers such as poverty, transportation issues, and/or lack of resources making it difficult to focus at school, display positive behavior, or come to school regularly.

However, despite these obstacles, our students work hard to meet their academic goals and our staff continuously strive to motivate, support and encourage them to do their best.

My Project

The goal of this project is to receive items that will be used as incentives for attendance, grades, and behavior. Our school re-opened in 2018 after being closed for 7 years. At this time we do not have many community partners and our PTA is limited as well, which is why I am seeking the support of generous donors. The things I am asking to be donated are items many of our student's families are not financially able to purchase themselves. The items will be prizes of a raffle at the end of our school semester. As items are donated they will be shown across the morning announcements, included in classroom newsletters and mentioned in our weekly communication call to parents. The rewards are to motivate our students to finish the semester strong with an increase in positive behavior and less discipline referrals, academic progress and improvement in school attendance. Please partner with us as we try to make this the most memorable school year yet!

Ms. Burgess
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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. Burgess is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple - iPad (Latest Model) with Wi-Fi - 32GB - Silver • Best Buy Education $330.00 2 $660.00
HP Chromebook 11A G6 - Education Edition - 11.6' & Google Chrome Education License • Best Buy Education $231.00 2 $462.00
Beats by Dr. Dre - Solo Beats Club Collection Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Club Red • Best Buy Education $199.99 2 $399.98
Samsung - Galaxy Tab A (Latest Model) - 8'- 32GB - Black • Best Buy Education $141.72 2 $283.44
Fujifilm - instax mini 9 Instant Film Camera - Smokey White • Best Buy Education $54.34 2 $108.68

Materials cost

$1,914.10

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$149.30

3rd party payment processing fee

$28.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$2,122.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$374.49

Total project goal

$2,496.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$2,496.60

2 Donors

-$2,125.86

Donations toward project cost

-$2,122.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$370.74

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Charlotte","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[7088475],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NC","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4753544,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/the-a-game-attendance-grades-amplify/4753544/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":10,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Burgess","authorIds":{"7088475":{"owner":"Ms. Burgess","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4753544],"proposalHash":"-657575534","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp7088475_orig.jpg?crop=439,439,x450,y0&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1580097304737","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21553789,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NzA4ODQ3NQ==","MjcyNzU4Mg=="],"teacherId":7088475,"schoolCounty":"Mecklenburg","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NC","name":"North Carolina"}}