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Ms. Goldwasser from Corona NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books and Classroom Supplies for Hurricane Katrina Victims

The cost of 30 Caldecott Medal-winning books, 60 composition books, a classroom supply of pencils, crayons and drawing paper, plus the necessary packing materials is $605, including shipping and <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>.

  • $605 goal

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I am a kindergarten teacher at a school with students from many low income families. As brand new students, my class will be learning values and social skills as well as reading, writing and math. I would like my students to send a classroom care package consisting of books and school supplies to Katrina victims. The class will help to package the books and supplies, and we will send photos and cards to the recipients explaining why we are sending them. Giving books, in addition to classroom supplies, will reinforce for beginning readers how central reading is to learning. The books requested have won the Caldecott Medal for children's literature. With the help of Donors Choose, my class can have an active lesson in empathy and generosity and help those in need.

Ms. Goldwasser
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Caldecott Medal Books: Book Bundle for Grades K-3 (15 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $94.40 1 $94.40
Caldecott Honor Books: Book Bundle for Grades K-3 (16 Books) • AKJ Educational Services $89.44 1 $89.44
CRAYOLA CLASSPACK CRAYONS 400 COUNT LARGE SIZE ASSTD COLORS -- Crayola Crayons Classpack ; Large Size, 8 Colors • Quill Corporation $49.49 1 $49.49
$0.00
LAMINATED DOUBLE POCKET PORTFOLIO, BRIGHT RED -- Duo-Tang Laminated 2-Pocket Folders; Bright Red • Quill Corporation $23.75 1 $23.75
TRU-RITE DRAWING PAPER 60# BASIS WT. 500 SHEETS 9X12 -- Riverside Tru-Rite Drawing Paper; 9x12", 60-lb., White • Quill Corporation $11.69 2 $23.38
TEAR BY HAND PACKAGING TAPE, 2X 55YDS -- 3M Scotch Tear-by-Hand Packaging Tape; 1-1/2" • Quill Corporation $8.09 1 $8.09
#2 PENCILS,HB -- Economy Entre Pencils • Quill Corporation $3.14 4 $12.56
CORRUGATED SHIPPING BOX 18X12X12-10-8-6 -- Corrugated Boxes; 18Lx12Wx12"H(D), Multi-Depth • Quill Corporation $1.70 6 $10.20
COMPOSITION BOOK, WIDE RULED -- Roaring Spring Wide Ruled Composition Books • Quill Corporation $1.43 60 $85.80

Materials cost

$397.11

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$496.10

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$108.90

Total project goal

$605.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$605.00

1 Donor

-$570.52

Donations toward project cost

-$497.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$35.58

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$0.00

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