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Ms. Amash from Grand Rapids MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Shelf is a House for a Book!

Help me give my students a safe environment with clean, beautiful, and sturdy bookshelves!

  • $1,841 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a public charter school grades K-5. I teach a diverse group of first graders. Some of my students qualify for free and reduced lunch, some come from single family homes, two parent homes, some live with their grandparents, aunts, uncles or a legal guardian.

My students are smart and full of potential!

They come to school with so much knowledge and are always ready to share their knowledge with each other. I feel extremely lucky to teach my students and I learn so much from them. They all work well together, they are kind and caring, hard workers and enjoy learning!

My Project

My classroom is in need of beautiful and sturdy shelving! I have lots of books and no where to store them. Currently, they are in tubs on the floor. This makes it very challenging for my students to find books they like to read and it's not a good system for storing our books.

I have 24 first graders who LOVE to read!

We need shelves that will house our books so that they aren't on the floor or in tubs that crack or break when lifted off the floor. The shelves will help keep our classroom organized and make it easy for my students to find and access their favorite books!

Ms. Amash
Grades PreK-2
Half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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ECR4Kids 48" Classic Birch Bookcase, Natural • $188.99 8 $1,511.92

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