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Mr. Silva from Englewood CO is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

'451' reasons to help my students

My students need new copies of Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury's dystopian tale of censorship, courage, and the importance of books.

  • $378 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach English 3 and Honors English 1 in a small district in Colorado. I have taught in this district for thirteen years. I love the kids here. Many are at-risk, and many are English language learners.

The kids here are motivated to learn, and many are just as active outside of the classroom as they are while in school.

Our school has been low performing for a few years now, and that has affected funding, leaving us behind in some areas.

Thanks for considering my students for a donation!

My Project

Ok, maybe just one good reason! My students need new copies of Fahrenheit 451. These new books will replace older ones that are, quite literally, falling apart.

Bradbury's timeless dystopian tale of censorship will get a much needed lift in my classroom.

Thanks to the generosity of donors at this organization, my students will get to meet Montag, Clarisse, and Beatty on fresh pages! We'll explore the different themes as they emerge in the story, look at Bradbury's use of satire, and be introduced to a wealth of new vocabulary.

Books wear out, and my older copies of this novel have run their course. Please consider donating to help a worthy cause!

Mr. Silva
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 60 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fahrenheit 451 • Amazon Business $8.99 30 $269.70

Materials cost

$269.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$17.26

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$321.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$56.65

Total project goal

$377.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$377.66

1 Donor

-$188.83

Donations toward project cost

-$160.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.32

match offer

-$188.82

Match offer toward project cost

-$160.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.32

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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