You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Brown from Cherryville NC is requesting supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Travel Buddies Help Us See the World

My Travel Buddy proposal needs 1 flash drive, 10 prepaid priority mailing boxes, a soft bound memory book, 50 prints of pictures, 2 packs of white copy paper, and 25 two-pocket folders.

  • $198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I am a first grade teacher in NC. I love my job and enjoy helping my students be the best learners they can be!

During my 14 years of teaching, I have learned first graders do not understand how big the world is around them! They truthfully do not understand there is a difference between a city or state much less a country. I want to change this for my students and I think I have a neat way. I want them to learn the world is large and there are many places to learn about and visit. While we won't be going on any field trips, they will be able to learn about different states and students that live in the USA.

A Travel Buddy is a soft toy that travels as a representative of our class. Our buddy will be a honeybee because it is North Carolina's state insect. The buddy will be mailed and visit different schools and states; like a cultural exchange between classes. The travel buddy becomes a guest of the host location and participates in activities with the children. In addition to the stuffed honeybee, a scrapbook will be sent with the buddy so the new students will learn about where my students live, what we look like and about our state, NC. A travel log will also be included so each classroom can include pictures and writings of things they did while the buddy visited them. At the end of the exchange the buddy is mailed back to the original classroom. I can hardly wait to see when my students get to help open the box that holds our visitors.....they will be so excited!

If you would like to help my students get excited while learning geography skills and provide a hands-on way to learn about cultural awareness, then this project is it! I love helping my students learn geography skills and about their world.

Mrs. Brown
Grades PreK-2

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Brown is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ativa(TM) Capless USB 20 Flash Drive, 4GB • Office Depot Inc. $39.99 1 $39.99
Multi-Purpose White (Copier, Mimeograph and Duplicator) Papers - 8-1/2" x 11" • School Specialty Inc. $5.49 2 $10.98
School Smart™ Heavy Duty 2 Pocket Portfolio w/ Fastener - Assorted • School Specialty Inc. $9.49 1 $9.49
Prepaid Priority Mail Flat Rate Envelopes w/ Delivery Confirm • USPS $54.50 1 $54.50
Memory Book • Walmart $9.96 1 $9.96
Picture Prints • Walmart $0.15 50 $7.50

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


Sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Support a teacher
near you!

Explore a map with requests from teachers across the country.

View map of requests

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Cherryville","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4700],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"hideTeacherDetails":false,"schoolState":"NC","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":190847,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Brown","isEquityFocus":false,"authorIds":{"4700":{"owner":"Mrs. Brown","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[190847],"proposalHash":"-1955875492","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":33727,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":91,"proposalURL":"project/clipboards-needed/7081802/","proposalTitle":"Clipboards Needed!","proposalId":7081802},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":4700,"schoolCounty":"Gaston","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NC","name":"North Carolina"}}