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Mrs. Collins from Bridgeport CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Relaxing Reading Corner

Help me give my students bean bag chairs and a rug which will give them a cozy place to read or cool down when they are upset.

  • $484 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are determined and kind middle school special education students. They have a great deal of enthusiasm. They especially love music. They are behind their peers academically but they put a lot of effort into everything they do!

Our school is located in a low income neighborhood and it is difficult for us to get the supplies we need to help this unique group of learners.

It is an urban area filled with diverse cultures. The city itself is a low income community surrounded by wealthier communities.

My Project

My students have become more enthusiastic about reading in class for assignments. The next step for me is to encourage them to read for pleasure. A big part of that pursuit is having a designated space in the classroom for the students to read. By having two bean bag chairs and a rug, my students will have a relaxing place to sit and read just for fun.

This space will also be an important part of creating our classroom community.

The bean bag chairs and rug can be used for students to have a dedicated cool down area to go to when they are upset and need a place to breathe and gather themselves. These items would serve two important purposes in our classroom.

Mrs. Collins
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CARPET 6 FT X 9 FT RECTANGLE MT SHASTA SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $182.67 1 $182.67
BEANBAG CHAIR ADULT SIZE - SELECT COLOR • School Specialty $49.67 2 $99.34
Grade 7 Favorites • AKJ Education $65.77 1 $65.77
WOLF GREY • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CARPET FOR KIDS MT SHASTA SOLID COLORS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
LIGHT BLUE (LTBL) - BROWN SALES • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - BROWN SALES BEANBAG COLOR CHOICES • School Specialty $0.00 2 $0.00

Materials cost

$347.78

Vendor shipping charges

$28.20

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.22

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$411.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$72.56

Total project goal

$483.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$483.76

1 Donor

-$242.00

Donations toward project cost

-$205.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.30

match offer

-$241.76

Match offer toward project cost

-$205.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.26

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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