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DonorsChoose: you guys rock

In the context of a needy public school classroom, $165.00 is a lot of money. Not enough, but a lot, and every little bit counts. Every $5.00, every re-tweet to let others know helps. Today’s headlines show US unemployment continuing to rise, but here in Michigan, that’s old news. Unemployment state-wide is over 15%, and in many areas is twice that.

So keep up the hype. If you can’t give, email or tweet others about the challenge. While I would have liked to specify science-y projects, my home state is hemorrhaging, so I’ve picked any at need projects in Michigan.

As for what I should do for you if we reach a certain threshold, I’m not sure. Some readers have suggested a non-permanent tattoo, but I hate to spend money that could go to classrooms. I’m sure you’ll come up with something.


  1. #1 micheleinmichigan
    October 2, 2009

    Thanks so much for making this available. I choose the “Touching Sounds Through Play” program. My son has a hearing and speech impairment and I have seen first hand what a huge difference inspiring supplies and a committed, knowledgeable teacher can make.

    From the teacher’s description, I could really see that she “gets it”. I’m so happy for the opportunity to support these kids and this teacher.

  2. #2 khan
    October 2, 2009

    I’ve already donated.

    Could someone donate the temporary tattoo?

  3. #3 khan
    October 2, 2009

    You could make it a challenge.
    If you get $x you will get a temporary tattoo.

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