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

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

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
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
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

Mr. Sacco from Boston MA is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Trip to the Zoo

My students need six buses to transport them to the Franklin Park Zoo.

  • $1,361 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a group of physically challenged students who are in a substantially separate setting do to their needs. They are energetic and dynamic but sometimes it is hard to include them in mainstreams settings. My students are often lower academically than many of their mainstream peers of the same age.

More than 75% of the class comes from families that are considered high poverty.

The students come from a wide variety of nationalities and cultures. The students and staff have created an environment that celebrates diversity. The school has a wonderful inclusive environment for all its students.

My Project

The Franklin Park Zoo has wonderful exhibits and is accessible for children in wheelchairs. The students are working on a science unit about living things. We are studying habitats of different animals and creatures. The students are learning to compare different types of animals and recognize this attributes.

Our special students have never been to the zoo.

The zoo is not far from the school but is not accessible by the public transportation system. In years past we have taken the students to the Aquarium and the Animal Rescue League but have never been to the Zoo because we could not get there.

Mr. Sacco
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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 Mr. Sacco is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Component Company Total
Transportation City of Boston Transportation Department $1,110.00

Trip cost

$1,110.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$16.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,156.65

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$204.11

Total project goal

$1,360.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,360.76

12 Donors

-$979.40

Donations toward project cost

-$872.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$107.40

match offer

-$334.88

Match offer toward project cost

-$284.65

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.23

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$46.48

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Boston","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[140856],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3255481,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/trip-to-the-zoo/3255481/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":21,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Sacco","authorIds":{"140856":{"owner":"Mr. Sacco","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3255481],"proposalHash":"1010144850","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp140856_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1523017619869","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":219722,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":906,"proposalURL":"project/therapy-table/5602802/","proposalTitle":"Therapy Table","proposalId":5602802},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTM4Mzc2Mw==","NDUyNjgyOA==","MzIyMjA3Ng==","MzM1MzY5Mg==","NTM0MDIzNg==","OTgzNDk2","NTM4MTczNQ==","NTM4MjA1NA==","MzE2OTk3Nw==","NDMyMjM1Mw==","NTM4MzMxOA==","NDgyNzUyNA==","NDQ0MDY1NA=="],"teacherId":140856,"schoolCounty":"Suffolk","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MA","name":"Massachusetts"}}