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347 W 36th St
Ste 503

New York
New York 10018
USA
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Mission:
DonorsChoose is dedicated to addressing the scarcity and inequitable distribution of learning materials and experiences in our public schools. We focus on providing an outlet of change in the following areas: 1. Shortages of learning materials prevent thorough, engaging instruction; 2. Top-down distribution of materials stifles our best teachers and discourages them from developing targeted solutions for their students; and 3. Small, directed contributions have gone un-tapped as a source of funding.DonorsChoose will improve public education by engaging citizens in an online marketplace where teachers describe and individuals can fund specific student projects. We envision a nation where students in every community have the resources they need to learn.
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02/07/13
I am a teacher in a high poverty, urban school. My students are amazing. They are devoted to learning and are a joy to teach. However, my school struggles with funding labs for science. Donors Choose has been a blessing. My students and I have been the happy, grateful recipients of over $5000 in ... more »
Review from Guidestar
12/28/12
I wish they would allow me, as a donor, to give directly to the teacher if I trust the person to use it effectively rather than go through their much more expensive vendor system. It is not respectful to force the teacher to ask for so much more money than she needs. I think more and more will ... more »
Review from CharityNavigator
12/17/12
We give to this charity as an avenue for assisting our local school disctrict. My only complaint is that they appear to require teachers to use vendors with substantially higher prices than can be found elsewhere on the web... more »
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