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  • 1.  Donors Choose

    ADVISORY COMMITTEE
    Posted 29 days ago
    Just curious, has anyone ever used the Donors Choose platform to get supplies donated for your garden program?  And if so, how well did it work for you?

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    Sarah Pounders
    Senior Education Specialist
    The Woodlands TX
    832-418-6540
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  • 2.  RE: Donors Choose

    Posted 28 days ago
    I haven't used it to raise funds, but I have donated to teachers in our area who have had both classroom and school garden requests on Donors Choose. 
    One thing to check first, one of the school districts in our area doesn't allow teachers to raise funds outside of the "approved" school fundraisers. They don't want anyone to know that classrooms are underfunded.

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    Michelle Zupan
    Hickory Hill
    THOMSON GA
    7068295394
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  • 3.  RE: Donors Choose

    Posted 27 days ago
    I have used Donors Choose a couple of times to buy supplies for lessons in my classroom.  It's easy to use, and lots of teachers in my district have used it.  I don't know if you have to have permission to use it.  You aren't giving any information about students to them, just about yourself.  But check with your admin to see if there are any requirements from your district.

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    JACQUELINE LACEY
    Kimbark Elementary School
    San Bernardino CA
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