You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. Sands from La Mesa CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Wishes for Clean Dishes

Help me give my students a commercial spray nozzle for washing dishes in our three-basin sink and a sanitary touchless soap dispenser.

  • $237 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students I have the opportunity to work with are creative, innovative, enthusiastic young people who are known to thank their teachers when they leave classrooms. There are over 1,100 students on campus in grades four through eight. It wasn't always like this, but in the past few years, the school has blossomed as the result of a visionary principal, progressive staff and active parent community. As a result, there is now a lottery and long wait list for new enrollees.

Parents are coming in droves to visit the campus and see all it has to offer including a wide variety of elective classes that you would normally only have access to in high school or college.

For example, students can take Theater, Dance, Speech, Tap, Ensemble, Encore, Keyboards, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Art just to name a few. They can also get involved in a Community Action Team elective course, Future Teacher elective course, or be a part of ASB, Media or Yearbook. They can even learn how to use a 3D printer in a class designed to teach that skill. The students are noticeably vibrant and well behaved. Everyone feels fortunate to be there including me.

My Project

I am teaching a culinary class. The classroom I am in will soon be converted into an actual kitchen. At that time, a commerical three-basin sink will be installed; however, we need a spray nozzle to sanitize our dishes and cookware properly. Students will learn the importance of washing, rinsing, and santizing dishes.

It will also be very helpful to have a touchless soap dispenser to minimize germs in the dishwashing area.

Students will enjoy using the spray nozzle, especially since it is a commercial one used in professional restaurants. They will certainly have an opportunity to discover that cleaning dishes can be fun... sometimes.

Mrs. Sands
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Sands is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Friho Lead-Free Modern Commercial Brushed Nickel High Arch Stainless Steel Single Handle Single Lever Two Spouts Pull Out Pull Down Sprayer Spring Kitchen Sink Faucet, Brushed Nickel Kitchen Faucets • Amazon Business $82.99 1 $82.99
San Jamar SH900TBL Rely Hybrid Electronic Touchless Lotion Soap Dispenser, 875 mL, Arctic Blue • Amazon Business $71.85 1 $71.85

Materials cost

$154.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.17

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$201.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.53

Total project goal

$236.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$236.86

1 Donor

-$208.83

Donations toward project cost

-$201.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$28.03

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"La Mesa","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5180184],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3624450,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/wishes-for-clean-dishes/3624450/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":60,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Sands","authorIds":{"5180184":{"owner":"Mrs. Sands","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3624450],"proposalHash":"1357767842","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5180184_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1519269188881","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21141579,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTE4MDE4NA=="],"teacherId":5180184,"schoolCounty":"San Diego","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}