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Ms. Walker from Oakland CA is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Book Bags: Enrich the Classroom Reading Experience

Help me give my students book bags to keep their reading materials in great shape.

  • $208 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are part of a community of superstars. Students, families, and staff all share a strong sense of community. We seek to challenge ourselves throughout our learning journey. I teach Language Arts and Social Studies. Thus, we have another fifth grade teacher who teaches Math and Science. I work with my students to learn their academic and social goals. Working with my students on their goals helps them understand the objective of daily activities. I admire my students’ willingness to take on new challenges.

My Project

The book bags will help keep our classroom library books in good condition. The book bags will also ensure that students have a tool for keeping their desks organized as they will usually carry 2-3 books in one book bag and then rotate books after one week. The book bags will be an engaging tool for the students as it allows the student to go book shopping every week. The book bags stay at school. Book bags will also allow students to take ownership of their reading materials. When students have the proper organizational tools for their books, it is the recipe for successful independent reading time.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC496 - Best-Buy Tote Bags - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 6 $131.94

Materials cost

$131.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.07

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.98

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$175.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$31.06

Total project goal

$207.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$207.05

3 Donors

-$157.05

Donations toward project cost

-$133.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.56

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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