This is a great way to receive materials for your classroom.
I, personally, have received 6 grants. I have received tons
of posters, printers, paper cutters, paper, cardstock, etc
that I would have otherwise purchased on my own or done
It doesn't take much time and is very easy. Good Luck. I'll
be writing several more once I move to Kansas and obtain a
teaching position there.
On 4/21/09, LaTrina wrote:
> Teachers in Kansas and elsewhere spend an average of $1200
> of their own money each year on classroom supplies. This
> week U.S. Cellular launched a $ 1 million campaign to fund
> classroom needs and help teachers alleviate some of their
> budget. Calling All Teachers encourages teachers to post
> their requests on DonorsChoose.org. a philanthropic Web
> site that helps public school teachers find money for
> classroom projects that exceed their limited budgets. U.S.
> Cellular is funding up to $1 million in projects. The
> projects they have selected to fund will be announced
> during Teachers Appreciation Week, May 4-8.
> Teachers throughout Kansas have already posted requests
> for projection screens, musical instruments and books for
> a classroom library.
> Please help us spread the word to Kansas teachers so that
> they can post their projects on DonorsChoose.org as soon
> as possible. The cut off is May 1 but it takes a few days
> for projects to appear on the website.
> For more information visit
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