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

Bye Bye Smelly Carpet

Help me give my students a brand new carpet. All children deserve a clean place to learn.

  • $608 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 22 amazing first graders.

These 6 and 7-year-olds come to school every day with smiles on their faces ready to learn.

My students have a strong love for each other and our classroom. They like reading and curling up with a good book in my library.

They love morning meeting on our classroom rug, where we check in with one another and share our feelings. Our rug has become the center of our learning and desperately needs to be replaced.

My Project

When I began teaching in my classroom 9 years ago, I inherited a used classroom carpet. It wasn't in the newest condition, but as a new teacher, I had to focus on gathering supplies for my students and couldn't worry about a carpet. In those 9 years, our carpet has seen everything you could imagine in a first-grade classroom, including some bathroom accidents. This carpet gets shampooed every summer by our loving custodians, but there is only so much you can do after a certain point. The carpet has an order an array of stains that cannot be moved. There is simply no room for a replacement in the school budget. Please help give us a clean place to learn.

Ms. Bernstein
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC698 - Flex-Space A Place for Everyone Carpet for 30 Kids - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$516.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$91.09

Total project goal

$607.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$607.27

7 Donors

-$420.00

Donations toward project cost

-$363.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.25

match offer

-$179.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$152.44

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.90

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.94

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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