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Mrs. Scheuneman from Berwyn IL is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Uniform Sweaters for Cooler Weather

Help me give my students sweaters they can wear with their uniforms when the weather is cool. We have a uniform policy that does not allow hoods and many students have a difficult time bringing in a sweaters

  • $201 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in an urban community in a western suburb of Chicago. My students come from many different cultural backgrounds. Our school is considered a low income school. Our students may have it more difficult but they always come to school ready to learn and with smiling faces. Our attendance rate is over 90%!

Our students are amazing.

I teach in a 4th grade co-taught classroom. So that means my students with special needs get to participate academically and socially in a general education classroom. I am there to help make accommodations and modifications to help my students on a level playing field. My wonderful co-teacher also helps. We share most of the duties in the classroom, and we both love what we do.

My Project

Our district has implemented a uniform policy to help provide a positive learning environment for all students. The Board of Ed. had determined that a consistent dress code is one component of creating a good learning experience.

Our students have been great at following the mandatory dress code with everything, but continue to have difficulty with finding and wearing sweaters.

Our building in the past has allowed students to continue to wear hoodies and even jackets that are not the right color (any shade of blue is what is mandatory). The school will be starting to be more strict about enforcing the no hoodie, only blue sweater/fleece in the classroom.

Mrs. Scheuneman
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
French Toast Big Boys' V-Neck Anti-Pill Cardigan, Navy, Large/10-12 • Amazon Business $19.32 2 $38.64
Amazon Essentials Big Boys' Uniform V-Neck Sweater, Navy Blazer, XL • Amazon Business $18.00 2 $36.00
SMILING PINKER Girls Cardigan Sweater School Uniforms Button Long Sleeve Knit Tops (Navy Blue, 10-11) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98
SMILING PINKER Girls Cardigan Sweater School Uniforms Button Long Sleeve Knit Tops (Navy Blue, 11-12) • Amazon Business $15.99 2 $31.98

Materials cost

$138.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.08

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$170.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.12

Total project goal

$200.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$200.80

2 Donors

-$99.00

Donations toward project cost

-$87.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.85

match offer

-$98.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$83.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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Project Activity

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