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Mrs. Murphy from Waterbury CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Bookshelves Bound for Beautiful Books

Help me give my students a place to keep our new classroom library.

  • 3 donors
  • $394 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

I teach at a middle school. In our program, we have amazing students in grades 4 through 8. I personally teach grades 6 and 8 this school year in Language Arts and Reading. During my after-school program, I have students ranging from grade 4 through grade 8 in my classroom.

My students love to read and I want them to have the chance to find the best book for them on our new bookshelves.

I want an attractive, organized classroom library so that my students can grab a book if they finish their work early and need something to do. This will support my students' love of reading and I want to help that love to continuously flourish in their lives.

Reading and writing go hand in hand. I want my students to increase their reading levels and that will, in turn help them become better writers and thinkers.

Mrs. Murphy
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 75 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sauder Select Collection 5-Shelf Bookcase, Oiled Oak (410367) • Staples $149.99 2 $299.98

Materials cost

$299.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$334.48

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.03

Total project goal

$393.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$393.51

2 Donors

-$244.76

Donations toward project cost

-$208.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.71

match offer

-$148.74

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.31

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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