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Ms. Gonzalez from Huntington Park CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and a Bean Bag!

Help me give my students bean bags to create a more inviting classroom library.

  • $221 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My sixth graders are persistent and ready to face new challenges. They love learning! Their passion for learning inspires me to give my all as their teacher. I teach in an area of low-income and high poverty. Nearly all students qualify for the free lunch program. Our school is a wonderful learning community, yet it is very low on resources.

I want to be able to provide my students with the supplies and resources they need to become motivated, life-long learners.

My Project

My students need a bean bag to create a more inviting classroom library. Not only will the bean bag entice students to pick up a book and read on them, but they are a great form of flexible seating! I am also requesting an assortment of diverse books to fill our library.

Having diverse books in the classroom is important so that students can feel accepted and know they matter.

I cannot wait to support my students' love for reading while exposing them to more diverse books. Having diverse books allows for my students to learn to have empathy for others.

Ms. Gonzalez
Grades 6-8
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
DD430SB - Calming Colors® Big Beanbag Seat - Sky Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
Anne Frank's Diary : The Graphic Adaption • AKJ Education $18.21 1 $18.21
The House on Mango Street • AKJ Education $16.97 1 $16.97
Paper Towns • AKJ Education $8.02 1 $8.02
13 Little Blue Envelopes • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
Novio Boy A Play • AKJ Education $5.83 1 $5.83
Because of Mr. Terupt • AKJ Education $5.59 1 $5.59

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