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Ms. Helson from Lafayette CO is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Best Seating Spot to Learn!

Help me give my students a unique and inviting classroom where students are happy and motivated to learn!

  • $392 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My fifth-graders will be enjoying their last year of elementary school. They are learning in two languages, English and Spanish, and are proud to be bilingual. About fifty percent of them are native English speakers and about fifty percent are native Spanish speakers. Our Title I school serves students from a very diverse background and is committed to providing a safe learning environment where all students can be successful. My students are talented and enthusiastic about learning and I want to keep that passion going. I am excited to be their teacher and I want to make sure they leave my classroom with the knowledge they need to be successful the following year.

My Project

“I realized if you can change a classroom, you can change a community, and if you change enough communities you can change the world.” - Erin Gruwell

Giving my students the opportunity to sit where they feel they can learn the best is my goal.

It breaks my heart to think that my students will be seated all day long on uncomfortable chairs. According to research, providing students alternative seating options greatly enhances their focus. I want my students to enjoy an environment where they are motivated and excited to learn and be more productive. Having chairs close to the floor will allow them to stretch their legs and and be more comfortable. Our day is full of work and my students are excited about it so help me provide them with the resources in order to meet their needs. Happy kiddos, happy learning! Thank you so much for your generosity!

Ms. Helson
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHAIR - CS NEOLOUNGE CHAIR- SOFT PLASTIC SHELL - CHROME FRAME - SPECIFY SHELL COLOR • School Specialty $40.57 6 $243.42
Chalk Markers by Fantastic ChalkTastic Best for Kids Art, Chalkboard Labels, Menu Board Bistro Boards, 8 Glass Window Markers, non-toxic Erasable Liquid Pens Chisel or Fine Tip, Neon Colors plus White • Amazon Business $14.97 1 $14.97
PISTACHIO (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 6 $0.00

Materials cost

$258.39

Vendor shipping charges

$24.34

State sales tax

$16.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$333.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.79

Total project goal

$391.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$391.94

4 Donors

-$359.40

Donations toward project cost

-$333.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.54

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$0.00

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