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Ms. Abbate from Bronx NY is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Third-Graders Want to Go on Safari!

The cost of admission and transportation for thirty students and three adults to classes on the wildlife and habitats of Africa at the Bronx Zoo is $599, 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>.

  • $607 goal

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I teach third grade at an overcrowded Title 1 school where 100 percent of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch. My class is very excited at the prospect of seeing Africa and its animals via the Bronx Zoo. The zoo is offering two outrageous classes for my students. Through this unique interdisciplinary experience, my students will be able to explore in depth the habitats and endangered wildlife of Africa. They will have the opportunity to closely observe the habitat and distinguishing characteristics of African animals such as gorillas and baboons. These classes allow the kids to study exotic animals up close and personal and also to engage in a study of the environment within the continent of Africa. Please give my students this experience.

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

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This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Destination Partipants Total
The Bronx Zoo
(Classes held on the wild life and habitats of Africa)
30students and 3adults $475.00

Trip cost

$475.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$497.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$109.13

Total project goal

$606.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$606.26

1 Donor

-$572.00

Donations toward project cost

-$498.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.32

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$0.00

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