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Mrs. VanDyke from Kentwood MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Glaring Difference!

My students need a sturdy book shelf to hold all of their reading materials! They also need light filters to reduce the glare of classroom fluorescent lights!

  • $341 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students are a diverse group of children from low socio-economic backgrounds. Our school is around 85% At-Risk, which can limit their experiences and supplies. Our focus includes giving these children a safe and consistent place to learn and grow as they become young adults.

One of our school goals is to create productive and caring citizens that will maintain and assist their community!

We continue to focus on well-rounded children who will one day turn into well-rounded adults! Building our school community is an essential part of making this happen.

My Project

The light filters and book shelf will help in classroom organization and in the classroom environment. In our ELA classroom, as many as 90 children learn in one day. Creating a space that is free of clutter and having a specific classroom organization assists the students a great deal.

Creating a classroom environment that touches on a student's learning style can help them improve academically.

Light filters to adjust the harsh lighting of a classroom and shelving to create an organized environment will provide students a support system to becoming the best student that they can be! Students deserve to have an enjoyable work space and these materials will provide that for them!

Mrs. VanDyke
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Birch 5-Section School Classroom Storage Cabinet with Casters, Natural, 30" H • Amazon Business $180.39 1 $180.39
Educational Insights Fluorescent Light Filters (Tranquil Blue), Set of 4 • Amazon Business $24.99 3 $74.97

Materials cost

$255.36

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$289.19

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.03

Total project goal

$340.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$340.22

2 Donors

-$340.22

Donations toward project cost

-$289.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.03

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$0.00

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