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Ms. Romaniello from Brooklyn NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

What Good is a Vacuum that Won't Pick Up?

Help me give my students a new vacuum cleaner and Post Its to label their work.

  • $164 goal

This project expired on January 1, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a wonderful and exciting group of four and five-year-old boys and girls, in an ICT (integrated collaborative teaching) classroom. This means that 40% of my students are in special education, and the rest are in general education.

We are a Title I school and work hard to ensure that everyone learns and succeeds.

I want them to have everything they need and deserve to have to make their school year exciting and fun, as well as productive and successful throughout the entire year.

My Project

My little ones are at the carpet all day, every day. It is crucial that we keep the carpet as clean as possible for them. Every morning, I vacuum the carpet. Well, low and behold, the vacuum cleaner doesn't work right anymore. Now, we are stuck with a dirty, icky carpet until we can replace the vacuum with a new one.

Can you imagine going to school every day and sitting on a dirty, icky carpet while learning?

Well, I'm hoping that my students won't have to do this for long. Through your help, we can receive this great, new vacuum that will keep our carpet clean throughout the rest of the school year and beyond.

We also need yellow Post Its. The Post Its help when writing comments on their work. They work so hard each day, I don't want to write directly on their work, so I use these Post Its. Please help us receive more. Thank you!

Ms. Romaniello
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Black & Decker BDASV102 Airswivel Ultra Light Weight Upright Vacuum Cleaner, Versatile Vacuum • Amazon Business $55.51 1 $55.51
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 4" x 4", Canary Yellow, Lined, 6 Pads/Pack (675-6SSCY) • Quill.com $10.45 5 $52.25

Materials cost

$107.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$139.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.60

Total project goal

$163.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$163.98

1 Donor

-$139.06

Donations toward project cost

-$139.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.54

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$0.00

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