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Ms. Mercadante from Lynn MA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ties for Professional Appearance

My students need ties for professional appearance. They will use these ties to give presentations and use them for the future.

  • $474 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

When you step into my classroom, you can instantly pick up on the positivity of each and every one of my students. They are motivated, determined, inspiring, and ambitious young men and women. Everyone in my classroom is striving to become bilingual or even tri-lingual. The atmosphere is a fun and safe environment where students are free to explore and expand their knowledge.

Students from all over the world sit in front of me each and every day.

My students are in their mid to late teens and recently came to the United States in hopes of a better life for themselves and their families. In addition to attending school daily, most of them also work thirty to forty hours a week after school. They always enter the classroom enthusiastic and motivated. My students are eager to learn, succeed, and make the world a better place

My Project

These ties will make a huge difference. Each student will be given a tie and taught how to tie it. After they learn how to tie it, they will wear it for a presentation that they will give in class and then be able to keep it for the future. This way, students will be prepared for professional, formal events such as graduation, job interviews, or college interviews. Not only will they be prepared with these events, they will feel prepared for these events mentally. Since they will already know how to dress and have the clothing to wear, they have already overcome the difficult part!

Ms. Mercadante
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Tiger Mama 6pcs Business Skinny Necktie Tie Mixed Lot - Set 1 (SET-9) • Amazon Business $18.99 3 $56.97
DAN1007 Skinny Necktie Gift Idea 2" Inch Thin Tie Five Package Gift Set 5PT SET BY Dan Smith • Amazon Business $9.99 5 $49.95
KT3004 red,blue,black,silver Plaid 2" Inch Thin Necktie Three Package Gift Set By Epoint • Amazon Business $10.79 4 $43.16
DAN1003 Skinny Necktie For Him 2" Inch Thin Necktie Five Package Gift Set 5PT SET BY Dan Smith • Amazon Business $6.99 6 $41.94
Mens Slim Necktie Tie Mixed Set 6 Pack (set 12) • Amazon Business $12.99 3 $38.97
Tiger Mama 6pcs Business Skinny Necktie Tie Mixed Lot (SET-17) • Amazon Business $17.99 2 $35.98
DAN1010 Designer Skinny Neckties 2" Inch Slim Necktie Five Package Gift Set 5PT SET BY Dan Smith • Amazon Business $9.99 3 $29.97
Mens Slim Necktie Tie Mixed Set 6 Pack (set 11) • Amazon Business $8.13 3 $24.39
AVANTMEN 6 PCS Classic Men's Neckties Woven Jacquard Neck Ties Set (S10) • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
HBY 10 PCS Men's Tie Fashion Daily Formal Woven Jacquard Neckties Classic Ties • Amazon Business $22.69 1 $22.69

Materials cost

$367.01

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$402.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.03

Total project goal

$473.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$473.55

1 Donor

-$473.55

Donations toward project cost

-$402.52

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$71.03

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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