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Mrs. Eckstein from Beech Grove IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Long Walk to Water Teaches Compassion

My students need copies of A Long Walk to Water for independent reading.

  • $384 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school ready to learn and compete, but many do not have the materials they need to succeed.

The problem is our school district is high poverty.

Many students do not have the necessary supplies, resources, or support needed for success. Our school district has limited funds available to classroom teachers. DonorsChoose.org has become a staple, providing much-needed resources to ensure my students have the items needed for classroom success and beyond. Without these projects, my urban students would not have what they need to prepare for high school and college.

My Project

My students are shocked when reading A Long Walk to Water. They can't believe that children must walk for 8 hours a day to get water. They are horrified to learn about the adversities that children must overcome just to have drinking water. This book touches their hearts.

I assign this book each year as an independent read.

I need additional books to replace those that have been damaged. This book is powerful and allows for great class discussions on compassion and tolerance for all. It allows my students to realize that we all need to do our part to make our world a better place.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.83 50 $291.50

Materials cost

$291.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$325.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$57.51

Total project goal

$383.38

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$383.38

3 Donors

-$383.38

Donations toward project cost

-$325.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.51

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$0.00

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