DonorsChoose has created a page on their website where citizen philanthropists, like YOU, can go to fund a project for a teacher whose school was impacted by Hurricane Sandy. As you may know, numerous schools along the Jersey Shore, New York City, and Connecticut are coping with power outages and flooding as a result of the storm. Please consider making a contribution of $10 or more to support a classroom in need. Go to donorschoose.org/hurricane sandy and either scroll through a list of projects or simply look for the words “Help a classroom in support of Help Schools Impacted by Hurricane Sandy” to make a quick donation to a classroom in one of the impacted areas.
Furthermore, if you know a teacher whose classroom was impacted by the storm, encourage him/her to write a proposal for whatever it is they need (e.g., basic supplies, a new rug, books) for their classroom on DonorsChoose.
UPDATED on Sunday, 11/4/12 @ 9:50 p.m.: My contact at DonorsChoose informed me that several teachers have already written hurricane relief proposals. Some have already been funded, while others still need help. I’m sure many more will follow so if you click on a project below that’s been completed do go to donorschoose.org/hurricane sandy to search for more classrooms that are in need of immediate assistance.
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