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Ms. Palermo from Poughkeepsie NY is requesting Educational Kits & Games through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Calling ALL Fiction Books! Come Join Our Library!

My students need access to lower leveled books to help them grow as readers!

  • $595 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our elementary school is a richly diverse elementary school with a variety of cultures and ethnic backgrounds. There are 299 students in our school. We are a Title I school with 60% of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch. Our school's population consists of 23% Hispanic, 28% African American, 41% Caucasian, 3% Asian/Pacific Islander, and 5% of our population is two or more races. Most of our children live in apartments in single-parent households.

Our building is a three-story historical building.

We just celebrated our 75th anniversary. Our building was constructed during Franklin D. Roosevelt's terms. We have two sections at every grade level. We have five co-teaching classrooms as well as two 8:1:2 classrooms which specialize in children with behavioral difficulties.

We consider the students in our school to be special due to their diverse cultures and backgrounds. They bring multiple perspectives to our classroom communities. Due to a lack of resources for many of our students, they are not able to obtain many educational experiences outside of the school.

My Project

Reading is the most important thing all students should engage in every day, but I need your help!

Currently, in my fourth-grade classroom, the students have a small selection of leveled D through K books to choose from.

By adding these leveled books to our classroom library, it will help my students strengthen their early literacy skills. They will improve upon sight word recognition, fluency, and comprehension. The books will give my students more opportunities to read and develop interests in various genres. They can read with a friend and share what they have learned. Thank you for helping my students become lifelong readers.

Ms. Palermo
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT919 - Level I Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $35.00 1 $35.00
AA842 - Level I Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
AA841 - Level H Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $34.00 1 $34.00
TT942 - Level K Extra Book Set - Gr. 2 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 1 $32.00
AA839 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 1 $32.00
TT916 - Level F Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
TT918 - Level H Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
TT917 - Level G Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $30.00 1 $30.00
AA837 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 1 $29.00
AA844 - Level K Extra Book Set - Gr. 2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
AA836 - Level D Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $28.00 1 $28.00
TT974 - Level D Extra Book Set - K-Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 1 $27.00
AA838 - Level F Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.00 1 $27.00
TT915 - Level E Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $25.00 1 $25.00
TT941 - Level J Extra Book Set - Gr. 1-2 - Library 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $23.00 1 $23.00
AA843 - Level J Extra Book Set - Gr. 1-2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $22.00 1 $22.00

Materials cost

$468.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$505.02

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$89.12

Total project goal

$594.14

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$594.14

2 Donors

-$594.14

Donations toward project cost

-$505.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$89.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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