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Mr. Laws from Greensboro NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Shelf is a House for a Book

My students need a bookcase to house our books for our library.

  • $194 goal

This project expired on September 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school has a dynamic learning environment where we empower all students to become independent thinkers.

My pre-k class is creative, curious, and talented individuals.

They love to share and are hungry for knowledge! I work with amazing students that come from a variety of backgrounds. They love coming to school every day and learning, and I want to ensure they have all the necessary materials to be successful not only at school but at home, as well.

There is a wide range of reading abilities in my classroom, and I desperately need more books at various levels to accommodate their needs.

My Project

All we ask is for a bookcase where it is desperately needed in the classroom to house our leaning library. The books are in plastic crates that bend as of now. They need a durable shelf so that the students have better access to them as well as protecting the books from bending. This bookshelf should hold the majority of our library and the families will have an library where they can see each book before taking it home.

By donating to this project, you will make it possible for these students to have their own leaning library in which they can easily access books to read on their own instructional levels and take home.

Mr. Laws
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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Materials cost

$123.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$164.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.10

Total project goal

$193.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$193.98

3 Donors

-$90.69

Donations toward project cost

-$82.44

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.25

match offer

-$96.99

Match offer toward project cost

-$82.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.55

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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