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Mrs. N. from Yonkers NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Bookcase Needed for Classroom Textbooks

My special education students need a bookcase for their textbooks and other learning materials.

  • $249 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

I work at a special education school, servicing emotionally disturbed, learning disabled, and other special education classified students. Our students come from low socioeconomic backgrounds. Over 95% of the student body is eligible for free lunch and over 90% receive public assistance. The school’s ethnicity is as follows: 60% Hispanic, 30% African American, 8% Caucasian, and 2% Asian. These factors come together and place our children at a huge disadvantage, but we are committed to providing them with a rigorous academic and therapeutic program. I teach a self-contained classroom, which includes all the basic subject areas: Math, English, Science, and Social Studies. Consequently, we have a large amount of textbooks in the class, and very little space to store them. My students and I are seeking funding for a corner bookcase, which will provide a comfortable home for their textbooks and other learning materials. Despite my students' special learning needs, most plan to pursue college or vocational training after graduation. I am always picking up various books to keep them engaged in the subject material, and focused on their goals. Yet another reason we need a new bookcase! Thank you so much for considering our classroom. =)

Mrs. N.
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 35 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BOOKCASE,30",2 SHLF,CY -- Alera Radius Corner Bookcase in Cherry Finish; 2-Shelves • Quill $174.99 1 $174.99

Materials cost

$174.99

Vendor shipping charges

$17.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$204.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.80

Total project goal

$248.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$248.91

1 Donor

-$124.45

Donations toward project cost

-$102.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.40

match offer

-$124.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.40

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$0.00

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