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Mrs. Chamberlain Engel from Hayward CA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Wish Jammin' Was a Thing of the Past!

My students need a color, networked laser printer because our old one doesn't print without jamming.

  • $584 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My 7th and 8th grade students are an energetic bunch of teens who love to socialize and have fun. Our bustling middle school is located in a high-poverty, working-class neighborhood. More than half of our student body receives free or reduced-price lunch and speaks English as a second language.

You wouldn't know it from looking at them, but many have already experienced trauma or loss in their young lives.

After school, some kids go home to babysit younger siblings while others attend after-school care until 5 or 6 pm. For young teens, all of this responsibility at home can result in extra exuberance while at school. Although some of them have distractions that prevent them from focusing on academics, the majority of our students are aspiring scholars who are focused on going to college!

My Project

Our current classroom laser printer is broken. Every time we try to print, it jams! Students often need copies of grade reports, and I need to be able to print copies of their grades and assessment results when I have progress meetings with their families. Not having a working laser printer also means it's that much harder for me to print out graphic organizers, articles, and other content that I could turn into interesting lessons.

Without a working color laser printer, it's difficult to provide my students with challenging articles and assignments that will help prepare them for high school, which for most of them is just two months away!

Mrs. Chamberlain Engel
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Brother Printer HLL8360CDW Business Color Laser Printer with Duplex Printing and Wireless Networking, Amazon Dash Replenishment Enabled • Amazon Business $319.00 1 $319.00
Catch Supplies TN433 TN-433 4-Pack Bundle Premium Replacement Toner Cartridge Compatible with Brother HL-L8260CDW, L8360CDW L8360CDWT MFC-L8610CDW L8900CDW Printers |Black, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow| • Amazon Business $101.99 1 $101.99

Materials cost

$420.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$495.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.50

Total project goal

$583.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$583.32

1 Donor

-$495.82

Donations toward project cost

-$495.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$87.50

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$0.00

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