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Mrs. Petit from Cuyahoga Falls OH is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

To Plant a Garden, is to Believe in Tomorrow.

Help me give my students opportunities for hands-on outdoor learning that goes beyond the school walls.

  • $657 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are bright, creative, curious and love to learn. I teach 380 students in grades Kindergarten to 5th grade, 10% are English Language learners and 40% are economically disadvantaged. My students represent 30 different countries and bring so much light into this world through their energy and caring nature.

To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.

My goal is to reach my energetic students with real-life learning experience through hands-on experiences and meaningful learning ways.

My Project

My Project is to replace existing garden beds that have deteriorated over time. The new garden beds are synonymous with excitement, opportunity, and healthy living for my students. The second phase of this successful gardening project will continue to expose students to new cherished experiences like mindfulness, an understanding of ecology, patience, and nutrition.

The school garden allows the students to use their imagination and make a place at school they can be proud of and call their own while creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Our school garden is meant to generate curiosity and motivation toward sustainable gardening and healthy eating habits.

Mrs. Petit
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Lifetime 60065 Raised Garden Bed, 4 by 4 Feet, 1 Bed • Amazon Business $57.98 8 $463.84
Argee RG5700, White, Pack of 10 • Amazon Business $56.23 1 $56.23

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