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Ms. Landrum from Dorchester MA is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Winter Coats for Students New to Boston!

Help me give my students a warm, stylish winter coat. For many this is their first winter in Boston!

  • $534 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

BINCA welcomes recent immigrants and English language learners new to Boston. In the halls of BINCA, you'll hear Haitian Creole, Spanish, Vietnamese, Somali, Chinese, Portuguese, and more....

Our students are success stories.

Although faced with a myriad of challenges in their lives, such as trauma, homelessness, having to work to pay rent, adjusting to a new language and culture, and other responsibilities that are emotionally demanding, they find a way to persist. BINCA has sent many students to a wide range of colleges and other exciting post-secondary opportunities like Americorps. We are proud of the sense of community we've created within the walls of our school, and the academic and social lessons our students take with them when they graduate.

My Project

BINcA students are most often from tropical countries like the Dominican Republic, Cape Verde, and Haiti. They frequently come to Boston with no winter experience and are starting from scratch in building a winter wardrobe.

Help us help our students adjust to a new climate by providing them with a lightweight, fashionable jacket to wear through the winter months in Boston.

We stock a clothing closet at school, with jeans, hats, and sweatshirts. We are in need of some winter jackets to round out our offerings as winter approaches. Please help us make winter more bearable for our new Bostonians!

Ms. Landrum
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 400 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Amazon Essentials Men's Lightweight Water-Resistant Packable Hooded Puffer Jacket, Olive Heather, Large • Amazon Business $44.50 3 $133.50
Amazon Essentials Men's Lightweight Water-Resistant Packable Puffer Jacket, Olive Heather, Small • Amazon Business $39.00 3 $117.00
Amazon Essentials Men's Lightweight Water-Resistant Packable Hooded Puffer Jacket, Charcoal Heather, X-Large • Amazon Business $44.50 2 $89.00
Amazon Essentials Men's Lightweight Water-Resistant Packable Puffer Jacket, Brick Red, Medium • Amazon Business $39.00 2 $78.00

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