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Ms. Curioca from Van Nuys CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

An Organized Classroom for Organized Minds

Help me give my students utility carts and classroom storage essentials to help keep our classroom organized and ready for student use!

  • $586 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a Title I school where 100% of students qualify to receive free breakfast and lunch. All of my students come from a low income neighborhood where most parents have to work countless hours to provide basic needs for their children.

My students are loving, energetic and eager learners who come from diverse cultural backgrounds and all are learning English as a second language.

For the majority of my students, my classroom is their first school experience and most enter with limited previous exposure to academic and social settings outside of their homes. Because I am aware of the hardships that come with economic limitations, I strive to provide them with diverse resources to allow them to grow academically and shine individually.

My Project

In order to keep our room organized and ready for student use we need different storage and organizational supplies. My students have started working with Dash and Botley robots but we do not have a specific place to organize them and make sure they are charged. The metal rolling utility cart, hooks and folding basketball hoop toy organizers will help us keep our robots in order and ready to use. The rolling cart, books bins and rotating caddies will help my students keep their everyday supplies and books organized and close for everyday use. The magnetic sentence strips and magnetic folder bins will help me display and keep teacher materials close during reading and guided writing.

A room full of 5 and 6-year-olds is sweet chaos but it needs to be organized so it's ready for my students' learning needs!

An organized room will also help my students during transitions and clean-up. When my students know where to find the materials they need, they can focus more on learning and less on finding materials. Thank you for considering our classroom project.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT300X - Neon Store-It-All Rotating Caddies - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $89.99 1 $89.99
Darice 2026-105 Rolling Storage Trolley with 15-Tier • Amazon Business $89.63 1 $89.63
ECR4Kids 4-Tier Metal Rolling Utility Cart - Heavy Duty Mobile Storage Organizer, Black • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
BX700X - Heavy-Duty Book Bins - Set of 6 Colors • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99
PP873 - Magnetic Folder Bins - Set of 3 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
Folding Basketball Hoop Toy Organizer by Clever Creations | Toy Box Collapsible Storage Box for Kids Bedroom | Perfect Size Toy Chest for Organizing Toys, Kid Clothes, Shoes and More! • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98
TT393BB - Neon Store-It-All Rotating Caddy - Bright Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.99 1 $22.99
ECR4Kids Rolling Utility Cart 3-Piece Accessory Pack - Hooks, Paper Roll Rail, Shelf Extension • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
TC796 - Regular Magnetic Sentence Strip Pockets - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 1 $14.99
TC795 - Mini Magnetic Sentence Strip Pockets - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $9.99 1 $9.99

Materials cost

$422.54

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$497.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.80

Total project goal

$585.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$585.34

4 Donors

-$397.61

Donations toward project cost

-$366.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.98

Matching donations from our partners

-$154.00

Match offers toward project cost

-$130.90

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$33.72

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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