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Ms. C. from Avondale AZ is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

What's the Buzz?

My students need bamboo stakes and mugs in order to be effective Green Team members and make "Bee Hotels" to save the diminishing bee population.

  • $251 goal

This project expired on May 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"I am a kid at hope. I am talented, smart, and capable of success. I have dreams for the future, and I will climb to reach those goals and dreams everyday." This is the pledge my students recite every morning at my school, with the ultimate goal of internalizing the words and believing them... with no exceptions!

It is a pleasure watching my students from various backgrounds and cultural experiences stretch their identities to include conservation efforts on our Green Team.

As Nelson Mandela so aptly stated, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."

"I am a Treasure Hunter; as an adult and a Treasure Hunter, I am committed to search for all the talents, skills, and intelligence that exist in all children and youth." The staff at my school also recite a pledge every morning. Students on my campus have been gifted to us from a variety of backgrounds, socioeconomic statuses, and cultural experiences. Academic performance is a priority at my school; however, as an educator, I also get the privilege of establishing and maintaining positive, interactive, and hope-filled relationships with every student who walks through the gate.

My Project

In an effort to save our precious Earth, my school district decided to have every school create a Green Team. The Green Team at my school consists of various students across grade levels who are passionate about helping the community, reducing our energy usage, and doing what we can to protect Earth and her resources. One topic of high interest to my students on Green Team is the declining bee population and how that will impact agriculture and life as we know it.

The students need ceramic mugs, bamboo stakes, and twine in order to create "Bee Hotels" - or - areas where bees can nest in an attempt to save the declining population.

These resources would greatly impact my students' lives and learning at school by giving them an opportunity to feel that their ideas are supported, remind them that no matter how small they may feel, they can make a difference in the world, and allow them to feel as if they are participating members of the greater Global community.

Ms. C.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Bamboo Stakes, Natural, 3 foot, Bag of 25 • Amazon Business $15.49 4 $61.96
10 Strawberry Street Catering Set 10-Ounce Mug, Set of 12 • Amazon Business $19.69 3 $59.07
TMF 100% Premium Quality Texas Wild Bird Seed , 20 lb • Amazon Business $18.74 2 $37.48
984 Feet Natural Jute Twine Hemp String Christmas Twine String Packing Materials Durable Twine for Gardening • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$168.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.05

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$213.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.60

Total project goal

$250.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$250.68

4 Donors

-$237.08

Donations toward project cost

-$213.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.60

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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