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DonorsChoose.org Puts Resources in Classrooms, Seeks Support in National Contest

October 10, 2008

A nonprofit group called DonorsChoose.org, which benefits classroom education programs, is seeking online votes in an effort to win $1.5 million in a competition sponsored by American Express. Votes in the online election need to be cast by Sunday. The entire $1.5 million award would to fund about 4,000 small projects organized through DonorsChoose.org in “high needs” public schools.

In a larger sense, DonorsChoose.org is also seeking to raise its public profile in California, and partner with more teachers here...

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