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Mr. Van Owen from New York NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books for AP Success

Help me give my students the books they need for AP success this year.

  • 13 donors
  • $936 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are dynamic, young women who will change the world. Each day, they commute to school, ready to learn and to push themselves academically and personally. This commitment to personal growth and character development inspires me to strive to be the best teacher I can be.

My students are a hard-working group of young women who strive to get into college and make a better future for themselves and their families.

Their commitment to their education is second to none, with some of them traveling more than an hour by train or bus to get to school every day. However, many of my students come from low-income households and their families struggle to make ends meet. Their parents often work two or three jobs to cover general living expenses, leaving my students to motivate themselves to get their schoolwork done every day. Needless to say, they inspire me each and every day.

My Project

As you know, schooling in America has changed dramatically in the last seven months. Students and teachers were forced to transition to remote learning quickly. Since school buildings have not been able to fully reopen, we have not been able to collect the books and materials students had at home with them when we transitioned to remote learning last year.

These new books will be used by my juniors and seniors to help prepare them for the AP exams at the end of the year and to supplement our diminished class sets of novels.

Mr. Van Owen
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 270 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Beloved • Amazon Business $12.19 21 $255.99
Their Eyes Were Watching God • Amazon Business $10.93 21 $229.53
Pride and Prejudice • Amazon Business $8.99 21 $188.79
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? • Amazon Business $7.99 10 $79.90

Materials cost

$754.21

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.31

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$795.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$140.39

Total project goal

$935.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$935.91

9 Donors

-$586.36

Donations toward project cost

-$501.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$85.25

match offer

-$346.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$294.41

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.18

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$0.00

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