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Mr. Bolding from Marion AL is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Where's Your Belt?!?!

Help me give my students belts necessary for them to abide by the school district's dress code that not all of them can afford.

  • $290 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach mathematics at a Title 1 school. Many of my students do not have the simple material things that I've been blessed to have throughout life, such as belts. Despite their financially constrained circumstances, the students at my school show up in the appropriate clothing with smiles on their faces. I love being the one to greet them daily as they get off the buses for breakfast and am thankful to be able to see every face that walks in every day.

My Project

The school district's dress code requires students to wear khaki shorts or pants with a belt in order to promote the professional attire they will one day wear in the workforce. Too often I ask students where their belt is and I get the response, "I don't own a belt." Hearing that makes me want to go to the store and buy up all the belts they have. Unfortunately on a teacher's salary, I cannot do that every year.

I'm thankful that DonorsChoose.org exists, and I know that many donors will support my attempt to make belts available for my students who cannot afford them.

Thank you in advance for your support!

Mr. Bolding
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canvas Belt Color 2043-Black-M • Amazon Business $6.50 15 $97.50
Canvas Belt Color 2043-Black-L • Amazon Business $6.50 10 $65.00
Canvas Belt Color 2043-Black-XL • Amazon Business $6.95 5 $34.75

Materials cost

$197.25

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.08

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$246.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.46

Total project goal

$289.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$289.75

3 Donors

-$289.75

Donations toward project cost

-$246.29

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.46

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$0.00

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