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Mrs. Combs from Ronda NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

A Reading Cafe

My students need places to read comfortably. These flexible seating options and Keurig will give them a home in our classroom to read and give them books they want to read!

  • $688 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Living in a small town, rural area has many advantages and disadvantages. My students have limited access to the world around them. They are eager to learn and read about events and people of history. Really, they are just excited to read and have access to books. Having students at various levels and interest makes it difficult to find books that meet all their needs.

The students I teach are always asking for books and it breaks my heart to have to tell them that I don't have that book and neither does our library.

I want to be able to give them books they are interested in, so they can not only become better readers, but better students as well. They are the future of community, county, state, and world. The skills they develop in my classroom will benefit them and help them be world changers.

My Project

Students need to find a place where they can read comfortably and have books they are interested in. The butterfly stools and padded stools offer flexible seating, while the keurig is an incentive for students to read. The books and beanbags are geared specifically to reach boys. Statistics say that boys are falling behind in reading in every grade and in every state. I hope to create a place where both boys and girls can find books they want to read and find interesting. The books also need to be on their reading level. I want to create a place they want to go to read.

Mrs. Combs
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Keurig K575 Single Serve K-Cup Pod Coffee Maker with 12oz Brew Size, Strength Control, and Hot Water on Demand, Programmable, Platinum • Amazon Business $159.99 1 $159.99
ECR4Kids SoftZone Butterfly Stools, Soft Foam Modular Seating Set for Toddlers (4-Pack) Sand • Amazon Business $107.84 1 $107.84
Pearington BW-6473 Kids Classroom & Home Padded Stool, Red/Blue/green/Yellow/Orange (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $57.99 1 $57.99
Comfort Research Big Joe Basketball Bean Bag with Smart Max Fabric • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Big Joe Milano Bean Bag Chair, Sapphire • Amazon Business $36.99 1 $36.99
Kid's Sports Soccerball • Amazon Business $33.06 1 $33.06
Allegiant • AKJ Education $14.59 1 $14.59
All American Boys • AKJ Education $14.57 1 $14.57
Wonder • AKJ Education $10.69 1 $10.69
Insurgent • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Divergent • AKJ Education $9.48 1 $9.48
Ghost (Track) • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83

Materials cost

$506.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$39.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$584.03

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.06

Total project goal

$687.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$687.09

7 Donors

-$566.38

Donations toward project cost

-$481.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$84.95

match offer

-$120.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.60

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.11

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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