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Mrs. Kerai from Salem MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Caring Community Carpet

Help me give my students this fabulous rug. My students spend a lot of time on the rug whether it be in morning meeting, closing circle, literacy activities, math games or quiet shared or independent reading.

  • $477 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a group of highly energetic and motivated first graders. They love to learn and delight in sharing their knowledge with others. My students come from diverse backgrounds and our school is located in a high needs area. With that in mind, I want to give my students every advantage that I can to be successful and reach their full potential. We learn from one another on a daily basis and strive to be cognizant of what we can do to help others through learning and caring. Being able to fully meet the diverse learning styles in my classrooms is something that I strive for on a daily basis.

My Project

This rug will help build our community and strengthen the sense of community, personal space when needed and build partnerships when working together. My class has grown by leaps and bounds since I purchased my first rug for my class 15 years ago. Unfortunately now my class doesn’t fit in the rug and it’s quite uncomfortable to participate in community activities when my students don’t have enough space. We can’t be our best selves and build our caring community if we can’t all fit in our community space. Please help

my students be their best selves and help them build a strong caring community with space for everyone and where everyone feels included.

Mrs. Kerai
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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
CARPET FUN WITH PHONICS 7 FT 6 IN X 12 FT RECTANGULAR SEATING RUG • School Specialty $336.67 1 $336.67

Materials cost

$336.67

Vendor shipping charges

$33.67

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$405.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.54

Total project goal

$476.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$476.93

5 Donors

-$371.05

Donations toward project cost

-$316.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$54.91

match offer

-$105.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$89.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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