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Mrs. Escobar from Santa Ana CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books For All!

My students need a variety of books that they can choose from for homework practice.

  • $544 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Did you have many books to read as a child? Well, not every child has the same opportunities. My students come from a low socioeconomic area, and the only books they may have a chance to read are those in school.

My first grade students are motivated, hard working, and eager to learn.

They are limited to the resources they have at home. They come from a low socioeconomic area, and their families don't always have the money to buy them books. In class I have books for them to read, but I would like for them to have books to read at home as part of their homework.

My Project

The books in this project will be used for checkout. With a checkout system, the books will go home with a multitude of students for home practice. The students will borrow the books to read at home for homework each night. This project will greatly benefit my students. They'll have great literature to practice their reading skills, and they'll have a variety of books to choose from. I've seen the look on students' faces when they successfully read a book. The pride they feel will encourage them to read another book, and another, building to a lifelong love of reading.

Your generous donation will build the next generation of competent readers.

First grade is a big step for children in their reading and writing careers. Please help those who need resources at home for reading.

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Mrs. Escobar
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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17 donors17 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA134 - Healthy Habits Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning $79.00 1 $79.00
CR690X - I Can Read! Readers - Complete Series • Lakeshore Learning $109.00 1 $109.00
RA534 - Predictable Text Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00
RA210 - Paperback Classics Library • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00

Materials cost

$386.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.32

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.79

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$462.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$81.55

Total project goal

$543.66

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$543.66

17 Donors

-$540.61

Donations toward project cost

-$462.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$78.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.05

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$0.00

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