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Mrs. Patel from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Warm for Winter

Help me give my students something warm to wear around school this winter. Our school is an older building that does not stay properly heated. This gear would help my students stay comfortable while learning.

  • $1,189 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a school where all students qualify for free breakfast and lunch. Most of my students are living in poverty, with some very rough situations. School is the place they come to find support, comfort, and love.

What I love about my students is their determination.

I have a group of kids who show up to school every day ready to go.

My students have a huge variety of ability levels and needs, many of them performing under grade level. We have a lot of work to do every day, therefore it is important for my students to feel comfortable in their learning environment.

My Project

Our school is an older building that has problems heating up during the winter months. There are some rooms in the building that are uncomfortably cold. Our students are required to wear a polo shirt as a part of their uniform, and some of them do not have anything to wear under or over their short-sleeved shirts during the winter.

Providing my students with these cozy jackets will give them the comfort they need so they can focus on learning.

Some of my students walk to school and these fleece jackets and winter gloves will provide them an extra layer and warm hands as they commute. I don't want my students to have to worry about being chilly during class or on recess. I want them to be as comfortable as possible so they can enjoy their time at school.

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

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Columbia Boys'' Steens Mountain Fleece Jacket (M) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.98 7 $139.86
Columbia Boys'' Fast Trek Gloves (M) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $18.00 7 $126.00
Columbia Girls'' Benton Springs Fleece Jacket (M) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $21.98 5 $109.90
Columbia Girls'' Fast Trek Gloves (M) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $18.00 5 $90.00
Columbia Boys'' Steens Mountain Fleece Jacket (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.98 4 $79.92
Columbia Girls'' Benton Springs Fleece Jacket (XL) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $21.98 2 $43.96
Columbia Girls'' Benton Springs Fleece Jacket (S) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $21.98 2 $43.96
Columbia Boys'' Steens Mountain Fleece Jacket (XL) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.98 2 $39.96
Columbia Boys'' Steens Mountain Fleece Jacket (S) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $19.98 2 $39.96
Columbia Boys'' Fast Trek Gloves (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $18.00 2 $36.00
Columbia Girls'' Fast Trek Gloves (S) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $18.00 2 $36.00
Columbia Girls'' Fast Trek Gloves (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $18.00 2 $36.00
Columbia Boys'' Fast Trek Gloves (S) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $18.00 2 $36.00
Columbia Girls'' Benton Springs Fleece Jacket (L) • DICK'S Sporting Goods $21.98 1 $21.98

Materials cost

$879.50

Vendor shipping charges

$87.95

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,010.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$178.35

Total project goal

$1,188.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,188.99

6 Donors

-$235.68

Donations toward project cost

-$209.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.35

match offer

-$942.72

Match offer toward project cost

-$801.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$141.41

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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