You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Lee from San Francisco CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Backpacks Needing Their Home: Mobile Backpack Storage Cart

Help me give my students a designated space to store their backpacks safely in the classroom.

  • $334 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I love to teach my students in a Title I school in San Francisco. 100% of the students at my school are eligible for Free or Reduced Lunch. My students come from diverse backgrounds of culture, language, and race, and many of them are Newcomers.

I love seeing their happy faces with smiles as they walk into my classroom in the morning and receiving hugs at the end of school day.

To many of my studetns, my classroom is the most stable and safe environment they have in their lives. My students are creative, curious, and full of questions, and they deserve an optimal classroom environment. It is very important to me that my classroom is well organized to enable them to fully focus on their learning.

My Project

As a teacher that puts equity at the center, I have been changing classroom configuration to make most of the classroom space available for my students. One of the biggest challenges is that I have no adequate space to store my students' backpacks. I share my classroom with an Afterschool program. I have a closet, but the space is used for afterschool program's materials and supplies. I tried keeping my students' backpacks on their chairs, but it resulted in students tripping over the straps, losing their belongings, water spilled, and lunchbags on the floor. Now, we use the closet floor to store their backpacks, lunchboxes, jackets, and it is NOT working! I often find students arguing with each other about double parking of their backpacks.

My students need a place to keep their backpacks safely!

It is a big challenge to find a place where my students can safely keep their backpacks while utilizing the rest of classroom space for learning. I want to teach my students to be responsible citizens, and I believe it starts with taking care of their belongings. Please help my students have an organized classroom. This mobile backpack rack will help us do just that!

Mrs. Lee
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 21 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Lee is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF419 - Mobile Backpack Storage Cart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $229.00 1 $229.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


Sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


4 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"San Francisco","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5977885],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3700998,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":21,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Lee","isEquityFocus":true,"authorIds":{"5977885":{"owner":"Mrs. Lee","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3700998],"proposalHash":"1333453691","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":",smart&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1644464995455","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21298420,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjAyODU5Mw==","Mzk5MDEyNg==","NTk3Nzg4NQ==","MTUyMTE1NQ=="],"teacherId":5977885,"schoolCounty":"San Francisco","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}