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Ms. Cortez from Laredo TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Being Organized is Being in Control

My students need a room where their reading material can be organized by genre.

  • $262 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a wonderful group of students that are eager to learn and grow academically through their love of reading. These students face various disadvantages in and out of the classroom. Many of them come from single parent homes or are being raised by their grandparents. The majority of my students come from low income families where books are not a priority. More that 90% percent of the students I have the pleasure of teaching are English Language Learners.

My kids have a love for reading and they have come a long way academically.

Every child in my class has worked very hard to surpass the goals that they set for themselves at the beginning of the year. They are truly an inspiration!

My Project

"A good system shortens the road to the goal." These materials will allow the students to learn in a clean and organized environment. The bookcase and bins will help organize a vast reading library by genre. The students will be able to locate books with ease and by interest. This will enhance the learning environment!

Organization is a key factor in the learning process.

My students will learn to keep a tidy, organized library while reading their favorite genres. My students will also be able to use organizational skills that will follow them for the rest of their lives! Being organized is being in control.

Ms. Cortez
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ORGANIZER 12 SLOT STORAGE RTA • School Specialty $52.47 2 $104.94
UPRIGHT BOOKCASE CONTAINS THREE METAL REINFORCED SHELVES. • School Specialty $40.25 1 $40.25
BIN TILT NEXT GEN DEF421103 PACK OF 4 • School Specialty $26.97 1 $26.97

Materials cost

$172.16

Vendor shipping charges

$17.22

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.17

Total project goal

$261.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$261.13

1 Donor

-$261.13

Donations toward project cost

-$221.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$39.17

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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