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Mr. O. from Paterson NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Brighten Up the classroom!

Help me give my students a bright & vibrant rug where we experience several learning opportunities!

  • $488 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am honored to currently teach 15 wonderful 3-year-olds​ in a city in New Jersey. My students live in an area that is unfortunately plagued with drug addiction, gang violence and other characteristics that can create a stressful environment for any individual.

Despite these conditions, my students come in with a smile on their face, an eager curiosity to learn new things and a passion to let their creative juices flow!

These students are an extension of my family and seeing them grow and develop a love for learning is why I became an educator!

My Project

A large class carpet is an important meeting place in a Pre-K classroom. Whether it's for morning meeting, story time, a puppet show, a few friends putting together a floor puzzle, or an impromptu dance party, a class carpet serves several purposes.

A bright & vibrant rug is the first thing children see when they come to the class in the morning.

Unfortunately, our current rug has seen better days. From accidental vomiting, juice spills, Play Doh stains, or just normal wear & tear, the carpet has definitely seen better days.

A new carpet will help brighten the student's day!

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT483 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $379.00 1 $379.00

Materials cost

$379.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$414.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.18

Total project goal

$487.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$487.86

11 Donors

-$253.86

Donations toward project cost

-$215.78

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.08

match offer

-$234.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$198.90

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.10

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$0.00

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