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Ms. M. from Chicago IL is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Traveling Tots

My students need assistance with the purchase of a school bus for a field trip to Bellaboo's Discovery Center.

  • $418 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The love of learning begins at a very early age! My classroom is full of very active little learners. Our children attend a Title I school that is located in an urban; high poverty community, where 96% of the students are economically disadvantaged.

The majority of my students are either homeless or come from single-parent homes, which causes them to have a limited access to everyday learning material.

It is hurtful to say that so many of them have been through much more in their short 3-5 years than any of us could ever imagine. Even with that being said, they somehow find a way to come to school every day eager and ready to learn.

My Project

I am requesting assistance with a school bus for my students to travel to Bellaboo’s Discovery Center. Bellaboo’s is a discovery center where child play is self-directed in a secure facility, where children are able to explore, create, and interact with their teachers and peers in an area geared strictly for them.

In my opinion, field trips are a key component of school instruction; they broaden the educational experiences and bridge the gap between education and hands-on experiences, which make a subject or classroom activity that more relevant.

If children are given the choice between a camping trip with teachers and their peers and a desk, chair and a black board; what tot wouldn’t make a run for the school bus?

Ms. M.
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Activity A & M Bus Company $320.00

Trip cost

$320.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$354.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.61

Total project goal

$417.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$417.41

1 Donor

-$417.41

Donations toward project cost

-$354.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.61

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$0.00

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