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Mrs. Franco from Springfield MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Space to Call Our Own!

Help me give my students their own space on a rug for read alouds and morning meeting.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My inner city students come from various family backgrounds, differing both economically and culturally. Even with these differences, they all come to school full of creativity, curious, and full of energy! Kindergarteners love hands-on, active, and engaging lessons that allow them to showcase their potential! Most of my students love coming to school each day not only to learn and feed their brains, but to feel loved and to feed their soul. My classroom is built around love, laughter, and learning!

My Project

The carpet in my classroom is the focal point to our little community. It is where we start our day with our morning meeting, share our ideas and experiences, listen to read alouds, and begin some of our engaging lessons. My current carpet only has 25 spots and as of last year my class size has jumped to 26. It was very challenging trying to make all students feel like they were part of a community when one student always needed to sit off to the side. Having a carpet large enough to accommodate my new larger class size would mean the world to my students and myself.

Mrs. Franco
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF485 - Learning Letters Activity Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$516.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.09

Total project goal

$607.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$607.27

3 Donors

-$584.77

Donations toward project cost

-$497.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.71

match offer

-$22.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$19.12

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$3.38

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$0.00

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