Can You Give $5?
Oct 27, 2009

• Donations: $1,991
• Goal: $10,000
• Donors: 130

We've teamed up with and other blogs for the month of October and we're asking you to help us buy classroom supplies for public schools. Check out our Giving Page and help students learn about plants and plant functions: Going Green for Green Things ($489 needed)

How it works:

Our goal at Apartment Therapy is to raise $10K by October 31. You can give any amount that you would like, and fund exactly what you like. Simply go to the Apartment Therapy Challenge Page and check out the items that need funding. A description of each project can be found along with how much is requested. If you would like to know more about go here. If you would like to see the Social Media Challenge Page, go here. If you would like to ask us a question, email us at new york @ and put 'Social Media Challenge' in the subject.

Here are the projects we are supporting:

Fit Kids Are Learning Kids ($272 needed): 5th graders in a low-income urban community need yoga mats, resistance bands and jump ropes to promote physical activity, mental alertness and self esteem.

Calculating with Calculators ($568 needed): Ms. T's classroom in New York City needs graphing calculators for her 9th grade Algebra class.

School Supplies for Learning ($47 needed): Math and science students in a high poverty school need basic school supplies such as pencils, notebooks and pencil sharpeners.

Art in Action ($465 needed): A high-poverty school in Maryland needs art supplies such as paint, water color, aprons, paper, and paintbrushes.

Going Green for Green Things ($489 needed): Kids in Tennessee needs a classroom plant kit and accessories to investigate and explore plants.

For the Love of Reading ($1,022 needed): Mrs. R's Fifth graders need books to get them through their 2009 curriculum.

Help us learn our ABC's (fully funded): Kindergarten English-learners in a low-income area need an easel and paper to help them learn their ABC's.

Kitchen Center for Kids (fully funded): Pre-K students in Oklahoma need a kitchen activity center.

Back To School (fully funded) – 4th graders in a high poverty school in Texas need basic school supplies, such as pencils, paper and portfolios.

We Need Engaging Activities to Help With Math Skills (fully funded): Third graders in Nevada need activity sets to help them learn math.

Here is how Apartment Therapy is doing on all of our sponsored projects:

• Donations: $1,991
• Goal: $10,000
• Donors: 130

Top Image via Arbor Day Foundation

moving--truck moving--dates moving--dolly moving--house moving--cal Created with Sketch. moving--apt