You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Mendoza from Lawton OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Books Needed!

My students need these books in the classroom. The books that I currently have are falling apart and have missing pages. I teach Special education.

  • $455 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are Special Education 6th through 8th grade readers. They all love to read, and love these books. Every year we read these books in my classroom and unfortunately the books are not in that great of condition. They are falling apart and missing pages. It is frustrating to a student when they are very interested in the book and it is missing pages. We have a lot of underprivileged students at our school, who may not come from the best neighborhood or background.

My Project

I teach Special Education Reading and it is important to read books and understand them. The students enjoy these books and are interested in the series because they all connect. The books that I currently have in the classroom are falling apart or missing pages. If a student is absent, I do not have enough books for them to borrow one and take home and catch up on reading. It would be beneficial to have new books that are not missing any pages and if they are absent they will be able to borrow one of the older books that do have all of the pages in tack.

All of my students really enjoy reading these series and I would love to continue to use these particular books in my classroom.

Ms. Mendoza
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 50 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Mendoza is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
That Was Then, This Is Now • Amazon Business $9.29 15 $139.35
The Outsiders • Amazon Business $7.59 15 $113.85
Tex • Amazon Business $4.79 15 $71.85

Materials cost

$325.05

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$26.49

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$386.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.19

Total project goal

$454.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$454.61

3 Donors

-$227.30

Donations toward project cost

-$193.21

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.09

match offer

-$227.31

Match offer toward project cost

-$193.21

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.01

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Lawton","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5087789],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"OK","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3021898,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/books-needed/3021898/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":50,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Mendoza","authorIds":{"5087789":{"owner":"Ms. Mendoza","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3021898],"proposalHash":"928155205","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5087789_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1517341039561","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21129433,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTE2OTIxOQ==","NDgyNzM5MQ==","NjIwMQ==","NDkzNjQ5NA=="],"teacherId":5087789,"schoolCounty":"Comanche","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"OK","name":"Oklahoma"}}