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Mrs. Raymond from Buffalo NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Rug for a Community of Learners

Help me give my students a rug so that they may be comfortable as they learn and grow in our classroom.

  • $467 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are some of the most inquisitive, optimistic, enthusiastic, and eager learners that I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Many come from homes that are far less than ideal, but are able to take their differing outside experiences and use those experiences to actually enhance their schooling. They know what it is like to do without, and come up with new ingenious ways to make the best out of everything that we do have.

My students, all from very diverse backgrounds, are able to come together to form our wonderful classroom community.

When someone is in need, there is always a group of fellow students waiting and willing to offer that needed helping hand. Often times, those with the least, seem to give the very most. My students are living proof of this every day!

My Project

Learning in classrooms is no longer the sit down silently at desks in straight rows while the teacher instructs from the front board teaching style of the past. Now it is interactive; it is fun, and it should be comfortable. That's where this project comes into play.

My students need a rug that is large enough to fit everyone.

A rug will help provide them with a comfortable place to grow both as learners and as people. A classroom rug promotes a classroom community by allowing for a more relaxed family type of setting. The rug will be used by the whole class during our daily morning meetings and also as alternative seating throughout the day.

Mrs. Raymond
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sprogs SPG-FE616-44A-SO Kids Global Friends Rug (7' 6" W x 12' L) • Amazon Business $361.15 1 $361.15

Materials cost

$361.15

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$396.57

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.98

Total project goal

$466.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$466.55

5 Donors

-$448.02

Donations toward project cost

-$383.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.20

match offer

-$15.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$12.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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Project Activity

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