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Mrs. Medeiros from Providence RI is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Too Cool While in School

Help me give my students a cool environment, with an air conditioner, to work in when the temperature soar but learning must continue!

  • $366 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students come from a poor urban school where resources are short and needs are great. We are a happy bunch of first graders who greatly want to learn and have a classroom which is organized to maximize education. We have a mixture of regular education and special needs students. You could definitely call my classroom diverse.

Our class and school come from low income Hispanic and Black families who are dedicated to their child's education.

If they surely had the money, the parents would donate these items themselves but they are busy providing for their families. We have to rely on the kindness of donors to fund our projects.

My Project

It seems like the school academic year is going further and further into the hot summer months. Unfortunately, most school buildings are not equipped with air conditioning. So as a classroom’s temperature soars into the upper 80’s, the students are still expected to continue with their academic rigor. This is not a realistic concept especially when you think about the numbers of students who have asthma, suffer from obesity from poor diet, and concentration issues. An air conditioner would help cool off the classroom in comparison to the two box fans we use now that don’t do the job effectively. It would also filter out pollen which contributes to more asthma and allergy attacks, thus contributing to lack of attention. We need your help to keep us cool.

Mrs. Medeiros
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Frigidaire - 550 Sq. Ft. Window Air Conditioner - White • Best Buy Education $276.47 1 $276.47

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