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Mrs. Flaherty from Chicago IL is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The School Nurse's Office Needs Some Supplies

My students need a scanner, thermometer covers and a wireless speaker.

  • $426 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a certified school nurse who works at a large, urban, public school, where the vast majority of our students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. The school nurse's office is a very busy place indeed! I treat several dozen students daily for all sorts of ailments. From coughs, colds and fevers, to injuries, asthma attacks, health education, and a kind shoulder to cry on, I am there to attend to all of my students' basic health and emotional needs!

My Project

I have a good quality thermometer that allows me to assess my students' temperatures, but I have run out of individual thermometer covers. There is no money in the budget to cover this expense.

Many of the parents of our students are working during the day, and find it difficult to leave work when their child is sick and must go home.

Consequently, many of my students remain for quite awhile in the nurse's office. I am requesting a portable speaker for the nurse's office. My sick students would be able to listen to some relaxing music as they await their parents arrival.

Lastly, I am requesting a portable scanner that will allow me to scan health-related documents.

Mrs. Flaherty
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 900 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Doxie Go SE - the intuitive portable scanner with rechargeable battery and amazing software • Amazon Business $178.00 1 $178.00
SureTemp Probe Covers for 690 and 692 Thermometers 1,000/Case by SureTemp • Amazon Business $26.47 4 $105.88
Sony XB10 Portable Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth, Black • Amazon Business $38.00 1 $38.00
AmazonBasics USB 2.0 Cable - A-Male to B-Male - 6 Feet (1.8 Meters) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99

Materials cost

$326.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$361.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.84

Total project goal

$425.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$425.61

4 Donors

-$373.02

Donations toward project cost

-$361.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$52.59

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$0.00

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