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Mrs. Abbate from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Water Is A Necessity Of Life

My students need an easy way to get water while in the classroom.

  • $363 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the pleasure of teaching across the grades all students who are struggling with their reading and math comprehension. My students are eager to learn, but perhaps need a different way to learn. I try to make our lessons stress free, but when a child knows they are having difficulty learning sometimes proves to be impossible.

This is where learning while laughing would be beneficial.

We need to bring back laughter to our schools! Children need to understand that it is possible to giggle and learn.

My Project

Whenever I look around my classroom I see a sea of plastic water bottles. My students are forever thirsty, especially in the warm months, they love to drink water.

But when I look around my classroom, I see a tremendous disservice to our Earth's environment.

Am I really teaching recycling when we are all clutching different size water bottles?

What I would love to have in the classroom is a water dispenser. The dispenser would allow us to refill reusable bottles, thereby getting rid of all our plastic bottles. There can be no better lesson then actually practicing recycling with a real life connection.

Thank you for your consideration.

Mrs. Abbate
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brio Essential Series Bottom Load Hot, Cold & Room Water Cooler Dispenser - 3 Temperature Modes for Home or Office - UL / Energy Star Approved. • Amazon Business $249.99 1 $249.99
Bluewave 5 Gallon BPA-Free Water Bottle with 48mm Cap (Gen2) • Amazon Business $24.27 1 $24.27

Materials cost

$274.26

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$308.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.42

Total project goal

$362.79

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$362.79

1 Donor

-$181.40

Donations toward project cost

-$154.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.21

match offer

-$181.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$154.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.21

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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