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Mrs. Palomo from Mission TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Safe Space for Everything

Help me give my students a safe space to store their center materials.

  • $410 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our Pre-Kindergarten program has a mixture of bilingual, English learners and low-income students. With a total of 24 students in my classroom, there is definitely a mixture of personalities, backgrounds, and abilities. However, they are always eager to learn and challenge themselves in everything they do. They love to play and explore the world around them. They are a fun-loving group of 4-5-year-olds.

I teach at a school that provides free breakfast to all their students and free or reduced-price lunch.

My Project

The items I’m requesting will give our center manipulatives a safe home. At the moment we do not have a neat, organized method of storing our center manipulatives. The storage we do have does not provide a safe method for my students to independently take or store the center manipulatives. Dollar store bins hold the manipulatives and are stacked upon each other. The storage unit and accompanying bins will assist my students in developing the skill of independence and choice within the classroom. They will be able to view manipulatives stored in the clear plastic bins and decide what center they would like to participate in themselves; rather than the decision being on the teacher. At the Pre-Kinder level this independence will help them develop their sense of ownership and confidence within the classroom.

Mrs. Palomo
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG232 - Heavy-Duty 8-Cubby Unit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $259.00 1 $259.00
WT111 - Clear-View Bins - Set of 8 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $54.50 1 $54.50

Materials cost

$313.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.70

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$348.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.45

Total project goal

$409.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$409.65

23 Donors

-$387.93

Donations toward project cost

-$335.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$52.04

Matching donations from our partners

-$14.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$12.32

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$2.18

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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