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Mrs. Carpenter
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
  • 12 donors
  • $0 still needed

A Cozy Reading Spot with Great Books!

My students need a soft rug, some new books and comfy pillows.

My Students

My students face hunger, homelessness, and other issues every day. It's my job to give them a comforting place to learn.

Nearly all of my students are very low socioeconomic.

Many of my students' families go to great lengths to live in our city instead of on the nearby reservation. While in the classroom, they have issues focusing on learning, and many don't see the benefit of learning with so much going on in their lives outside of school. I want to create a space in my classroom that will give them a cozy spot to forget about home for a bit and lose themselves in a good book.

My Project

My students will be able to better focus on reading. They will also be exposed to a genre of books that our school library does not carry many of. With the addition of a soft rug, some new books and comfy pillows, my students could relax and focus on reading. New books would expose them to new vocabulary, new authors, and new experiences through reading.

A child can learn about anything through reading about it, but they need books and a comfortable space to read.

With this project, I hope to provide both to the students in my classroom this year and in the coming years.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC121 - Forest Green Rectangular Carpet - 6' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00
RA929 - Folk Tales & Fairy Tales Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $85.00 1 $85.00
DD371RG - Soft Seat - Orange • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 6 $59.94

Materials cost

$373.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.57

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$430.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.90

Total project goal

$506.02

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$506.02

11 Donors

-$250.36

Donations toward project cost

-$215.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.30

match offer

-$253.01

Match offer toward project cost

-$215.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by Kia Motors America and 11 other donors.

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