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Ms. Porporino from Paterson NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Galore & More Places to Store!

My students need an organized storage place for their good fit reading books! Also, caddies for their teams to keep them organized and on top of their A game! Organization is a major key for success!

  • $1,489 goal

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My Students

My students live in Paterson, New Jersey, a free lunch, low income area for the most part. My kids are the most kindhearted, respectful, book loving, sweet, charismatic, fun, intelligent third graders around in all of New Jersey!

What makes my students extra special is their amount of kindness and respect for one another as well as their love of reading and learning!

My students love coming to our classroom each morning where they know their safety, well being and lots of love and learning takes place first and foremost each day!

My Project

Having books is one thing, having them in an organized space for my students to utilize is another. Being organized and having a neat area for my students to read in is super essential.

The book storage carts will help my students keep their good fit books in a spacious area without feeling crammed under their desks, which most of the time ends up ruining our classroom books that I paid for out of pocket.

Having team caddies will help my students keep their materials, especially their bookmarks and login cards, for our book websites in a safe and clean place.

Having a safe "home" for our classroom books will keep my students happy to continue reading AND organized; that's a double whammy!

These materials are space saving & essential for organization!

Ms. Porporino
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC674 - Flex-Space Mobile Storage Bin Center for 24 Students • Lakeshore Learning Materials $399.00 1 $399.00
FF460 - Best-Buy Mobile Organization Station • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 2 $398.00
GG377 - Classroom Revolving Bookstand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00
TT675 - Flex-Space Student Storage Bins - Set of 24 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $127.20 1 $127.20
TT794X - Store-It-All Rotating Caddies - Set of 4 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $61.59 1 $61.59
TT794GR - Store-It-All Rotating Caddy - Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
TT794RD - Store-It-All Rotating Caddy - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99

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