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Mrs. McKitrick from San Francisco CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and Book Stores for Young Scholars

The cost of 14 gift certificates and lunch for this trip to Borders is $11, including <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $522 goal

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I am requesting 14 gift certificates to Borders bookstore for my 3-5th grade Special Education class. My hope is that my students can choose and purchase two books each. One of these books would belong to the student and they would donate the other to the classroom library. I would like to take my students on a field trip to a Borders bookstore. We will go to the bookstore, find out where the books they want are, and then let them shop. I would take them on a school bus or city bus, either of which I can fund independently. This field trip would introduce them to the idea that books can be fun to shop for, and are worth spending money on, especially since so many are saving up for (gasp) video games. Most of my students have never been to a bookstore to either look or to buy books. Over 80% of my students qualify for free lunch. I am also requesting your support to puchase lunch at the Borders snack bar for the students, so that they can further enjoy the ambience of a bookstore. Thank you very much for your generosity!

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

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Total project cost

$427.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$93.83

Total project goal

$521.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$521.26

2 Donors

-$521.26

Donations toward project cost

-$428.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$93.26

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