You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
  • $962 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Saintes-Martinez
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 1 donor
  • $0 still needed

1,2,3 Please Read to Me!

My students need a listening center and new books with CD's.

My Students

I remember as a child how much I loved story time. Rather at home or at school I could remember either Mrs. Hill or my dad reading to me. I want my students to have the same love for reading as I did as a child.

This is a Title 1 district.

We have many students from diverse backgrounds that come to school with a hunger for education. My students come from broken homes, foster homes, and homes where the environment is unsafe. These students still come to school happy and eager to learn. The students do not have resources to use at home. Their homes are not supplied with books or family willing to read to them. One of my students has an illiterate parent who is not able to read to them. Many parents work late and are not able to spend the time reading to their children.

My Project

These items can be used in whole group or a small group setting. This listening station will give my students the opportunity to read along with many of their favorite books, further expanding their love for books and learning. Because of the different learning needs of many of my students, this station would allow students to read and reread many of their favorite books while I pull others in a small group for their different needs.

I believe my project is crucial to the learning environment in my classroom.

By funding this project, it will make a broad impact on the different stations I implement in my classroom. I want to give my students the love for reading that they need to further their education.

Read More

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE190X - Classroom Classics Read-Alongs - Set 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $165.00 1 $165.00
RE820X - Classroom Classics Read-Alongs - Set 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $159.00 1 $159.00
RE600X - Classroom Classics Read-Alongs - Set 5 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $159.00 1 $159.00
FF280X - Best-Buy Listening Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50
JJ665 - Portable CD Player • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
JJ518 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
LM604 - Alphabet Giant Stampers - Lowercase • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99
LA329 - The Napping House Storytelling Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $24.99 1 $24.99
BK329 - The Napping House Hardcover Book • Lakeshore Learning Materials $17.99 1 $17.99

Materials cost

$775.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$817.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$144.19

Total project goal

$961.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$961.27

1 Donor

-$961.27

Donations toward project cost

-$817.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$144.19

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

Project Activity

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Spring","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2057458],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"TX","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":1106036,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/123-please-read-to-me/1106036/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":22,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Saintes-Martinez","authorIds":{"2057458":{"owner":"Mrs. Saintes-Martinez","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1106036],"proposalHash":"-1902130508","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp2057458_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1457672121624","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":325745,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTk1MDMzNA=="],"teacherId":2057458,"schoolCounty":"Harris","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"TX","name":"Texas"}}