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Mrs. Chomori from Carson CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Buddy Bench Beats Bullying

My students need a buddy bench to show and learn empathy towards their classmates

  • $312 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school services middle to low-income students. Many of our students are coming from a nearby housing project. This year we have many students who come from foster homes and single parent families.

We have many students who receive counseling for many different issues.

Some need to learn to get along with others and have empathy towards their classmates.

I love the fact that they are resilient and deep down they want to be a better person and student.

My Project

I want to use the Buddy Bench so no kids at our school feel they are by themselves or have no one to talk to. I also want to have the "bullies" become ambassadors of the Buddy Bench. I will work with them on their job responsibilities. I feel this will help them too.

The Buddy Bench has been getting positive responses from kids where schools have implemented it and I'm hoping we will have the same outcome.

Our kids deserve a chance.

I believe in these kids and want them to all have a friend or to never feel that they are by themselves with no friends.

Mrs. Chomori
Grades 3-5
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 500 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Premiere Products 5RCAT Resin Convert-A-Bench • Amazon Business $105.99 2 $211.98

Materials cost

$211.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$19.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$264.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$46.69

Total project goal

$311.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$311.25

4 Donors

-$279.56

Donations toward project cost

-$264.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$31.69

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$0.00

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