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Ms. May from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Safe and Comfortable Place to Enjoy a Good Book!

Help me give my students a Just Like Home Comfy Couch and Chair for our Library area!

  • $571 goal

This project expired on August 13, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a low-income/high poverty area and the students in my class our faced with many challenges outside of school. Many of the students and their families live around violence on a daily basis. While they are in school my assistant teacher and I strive to provide a safe and nurturing environment for them to learn in.

In our classroom, we provide the children with the opportunity to activate their senses through educational and social experiences designed to provide them with the learning skills they will need for a strong transition into Kindergarten.

Our families are unable to provide help with the items and materials we need in the classroom to create a fun learning environment for our children. Our children are our future and we thank you for your support in helping them along their educational journey.

My Project

My students love to spend time in our library area relaxing with a good book and reading to each other. Our classroom currently has very old furniture. Unfortunately, some of our furniture is so old that it is breaking. Our couch and chair have begun to fall apart with loose screws or wooden pieces. Our maintenance has attempted a few times to fix them for us but they have now become unsafe for the children to use.

We would like to provide a relaxing area for our children to enjoy a good book and/or have some quiet time away from the group.

They really enjoy sitting on the cozy couch and chair in this area and if our project is funded we will use the Just Like Home Comfy Couch and Chair to provide a safe and comfortable space for our children.

We appreciate you taking the time to review our project and if you are able to help our classroom we would be grateful for your assistance.

Ms. May
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF618 - Just Like Home Comfy Couch • Lakeshore Learning Materials $249.00 1 $249.00
FF617 - Just Like Home Comfy Chair • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00

Materials cost

$448.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$484.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.54

Total project goal

$570.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$570.26

12 Donors

-$290.00

Donations toward project cost

-$246.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.50

match offer

-$280.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$238.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.04

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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