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Ms. Walsh from San Francisco CA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Young Should Go to the de Young

The cost of a field trip to the De Young museum and Golden Gate Park is $113, including <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $124 goal

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My third grade students live about four miles from the world renowned Golden Gate Park. Many rarely get there, if at all. Now, the newly rebuilt de Young Museum is an exciting place for them to visit. I would love for them to have the opportunity to go there. Since elementary is multi-subject, they would have the opportunity to see and experience a variety of things. At the entrance to the de Young is an environmental art work showing huge boulders and cracks continuing along the sidewalk -- a mini earthquake & tectonics lesson. The elevator to the top of a tower provides a 360 degree view of the park, city, ocean, and the Marin Headlands. For social studies, third graders learn about the city so the view can provide something maps can't. Inside the museum are creative, imaginative, and stimulating art sculptures and works of art. There are also collections of textiles, furniture, and other objects that will give them a historical perspective. Outside are fun sculptures such as 3 ft. tall apples and a giant safety pin over 15 feet tall. Whenever we have the opportunity to go on a field trip, they get to drive through neighborhoods they usually don't see. Many students' families don't venture outside their own neighborhood. Only two of my twenty students had been across the Golden Gate Bridge. Once in Golden Gate Park, they can see where the Japanese Tea Garden, Stow Lake, and the Music Concourse are. Hopefully, they will talk their families into going there again, and maybe they'll visit the de Young.

Ms. Walsh
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Destination Partipants Total
de Young Museum
(Not applicable, free entrance)
20 students, teacher, 2 adults $82.00

Trip cost

$82.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$101.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$22.28

Total project goal

$123.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$123.76

2 Donors

-$118.05

Donations toward project cost

-$102.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.05

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.34

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$0.00

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