You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
  • $176 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Hensley
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 4 donors
  • $0 still needed

Celebrate With Books!

Help me give my students an assortment of Halloween, Christmas and animals books.

My Students

My students are from a low socioeconomic background in a small neighborhood school. They are in a high risk, Title I school. They receive free breakfast and lunch, and we have many who participate in the Backpack Buddies Program. Every day these students walk into the classroom eager to learn. They live in the digital age and embrace each new form of technology. We endure budget cuts every year, leaving the students to go without many resources that aid their success.

My Project

These books will make such a wonderful addition to the classroom library. My students love reading a variety of genres. They are also at an age where they enjoy listening to books read aloud to them. Second graders get excited about the holidays and during the school year as we celebrate, they enjoy looking through the classroom library for books pertaining to that particular holiday or season. Whenever you read a book, you learn a new information that otherwise would not have known. I always want to encourage my students to learn and grow. It's important to me as their teacher to make sure they have the materials they deserve to progress academically.

Read More

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rainbow of Animals (8 Books) • AKJ Education $14.80 4 $59.20
Christmas Grab-Bag Assortment (20 Book Set) • AKJ Education $25.00 1 $25.00
Halloween Grab-Bag Assortment (20 Book Set) • AKJ Education $25.00 1 $25.00

Materials cost

$109.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.52

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$149.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.36

Total project goal

$175.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$175.72

3 Donors

-$168.21

Donations toward project cost

-$142.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.23

match offer

-$7.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$6.38

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and 3 other donors.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo
{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Fayetteville","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2147519],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NC","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":4343023,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/celebrate-with-books/4343023/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Hensley","authorIds":{"2147519":{"owner":"Mrs. Hensley","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4343023],"proposalHash":"1906754496","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp2147519_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1490841973587","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":350114,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":62,"proposalURL":"project/note-worthy/4866067/","proposalTitle":"Note Worthy!","proposalId":4866067},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NDkxMzU1NQ==","MjY2ODAwMw==","NjU4MzQ4NQ==","MjE0NzUxOQ=="],"teacherId":2147519,"schoolCounty":"Cumberland","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NC","name":"North Carolina"}}