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  • $851 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Bober
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Back Saving Book Carts!

My students need help getting their books back to the library safely, without breaking their backs!

My Students

Our school is a racially and culturally diverse school serving over 700 students in St. Paul, MN. Many of our students receive special services:

-70% of our students qualify for free or reduced lunch.

-Almost 30% of our students are English Language Learners.

-About 10% of students receive Special Education Services.

We are comprised of 2 separate schools with different programs: Crossroads Science and Crossroads Montessori. Students have many hands on opportunities for learning through the Inquiry Zone, hydroponics lab, iPad initiative, and outdoor gardening areas. Our students are active, inquisitive children desperately in need of resources due to multiple years of school district budget cuts.

My Project

Okay...we can all admit that rolling carts are not exciting or inspiring, but they are one of those things we really need but just don't have the money for. Why are these things so darn expensive, anyway?

We need a way to get classroom library books back to the library safely, without students having to carry heavy boxes of books up and down stairs.

Trust me, once you have seen a pair of kindergarten student struggling to carry a box of books up the stairs together you will understand exactly why this is such a necessity. This will turn a weekly chore into an enjoyable classroom job for students.

Why do we need your help? The library has a very limited budget, and rather than spend it on things like this I would much rather use the funds to expand the library collection and get books students want to read. So please, help me spend my money wisely and support our school!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Olympia Tool 85-010 Grand Pack-N-Roll Portable Tool Carrier, Black • Amazon Business $25.82 18 $464.76
Safco Products 4054BL Stow-Away Crate, Black • Amazon Business $21.78 10 $217.80

Materials cost

$682.56

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$722.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$127.55

Total project goal

$850.35

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$850.35

4 Donors

-$850.00

Donations toward project cost

-$722.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$127.20

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 750 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by 3M and 3 other donors.

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