Help SWE Protect Memories and Teacher Materials! by Stefanie Spencer, Spring Branch Education Foundation verified non-profit

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Launched Jan 31, 2017
Ends Feb 13, 2017
$2,668
$2,668
funded
$2,600
goal
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Category: General
Class Size: 490
Grade: PreK - 5th 

With these funds I will purchase a roll laminator (and possibly a stand if our current one does not work for the model we select) for school-wide use to replace our former one that died after years of use. Our teachers spend money out of their personal budgets for decorations and organizational items each school year and in most schools they are able to laminate those materials to extend the use of them. Beyond teacher materials, the laminator is used for protecting important student work, creating bubble sheets for quick assessments for students and for projects our PTA and other groups are conducting.  While a laminator would initially not be seen as critical, on an elementary campus the provision of one goes beyond a perk/retention tool for teachers, but extends to instruction, campus climate and polish we want to project to our school community. Please help us replace this in a timely manner. Models for laminators range from $1,800 - $3,500+, but we believe we can buy one that will last for $2,600.

If we do not meet our goal...

If I do not meet my goal, I will extend the life of this fundraiser until the goal is met. We simply must have a laminator and my campus budget cannot meet this expense.

Stefanie Spencer

Principal, Spring Branch Education Foundation

I have the good fortune of being the principal of Sherwood Elementary in SBISD, home of the SWE Eagles! We are a small school community comprised of mainstream, traditional bilingual and dual language programs.

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Houston, Texas

The Spring Branch Education Foundation is committed to helping Spring Branch ISD realize its mission: to provide every student a quality education in a safe environment. Who is the Spring Branch Education Foundation?
The Spring Branch Education Foundation was founded in 1993 to create voluntary financial support for Spring Branch ISD and to support its mission of quality education. The Foundation provides donors with a vehicle for making approved, tax-deductible gifts to SBISD. In 20 years, the Foundation has raised over $8,000,000, and has received a Houston Business Promise Award from the Greater Houston Partnership.

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Jenifer Aguilar February 14, 2017

Yippeeee! Funded a month early! A laminator is such an important tool for educators. Thank you to everyone!

Stefanie Spencer February 13, 2017

All,
I have asked PledgeCents to close our fundraiser tonight and have alerted the SBISD Ed Foundation folks that money is on the way for our new laminator! Thank you so much for your donations- your gifts means the world to me. My teachers are SO excited that new laminator will soon be in our possession! I will let you know when it arrives! -Stefanie

Robert February 10, 2017

Hope this helps !

Stefanie Spencer February 6, 2017

Thank you for your donations, all! I sincerely appreciate the help! We are almost halfway there! Spread the word. Thanks!

Kathryn Thomas February 6, 2017

Once a SWE Eagle, always a SWE Eagle. :)
Good luck!

Dolnier Family February 4, 2017

Best of luck on the fundraiser!

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