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Mr. Garcia from McFarland CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Chair in My Students Success

My students need new student chairs so they can learn in a safe environment.

  • $974 goal

This project expired on November 25, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My twenty-seven second grade students are all identified as coming from low-socio-economic backgrounds. 11% are identified as homeless and 95% are identified as English Language Learners. Many of my students are unfamiliar with the world outside of where they live, due to financial strains on their family.

Although there are many barriers my students must overcome, they are very eager and excited to learn and explore the world around them.

I want to enhance their excitement through the world of learning and exploration.

My Project

A student's safety in the classroom is always a priority for a teacher. The student chairs I am hoping to get funded will improve student safety in the classroom. Currently, my student chairs are old and missing various parts. I get worried every day my students come into the classroom and sit down on their current student desks. The new students chairs will allow my students to learn in a safe manner.

Many of my student who experience homelessness, have less than adequate places at home to do their homework, read a book, or eat dinner.

This type of environment allows my students to focus more on their negative environment than on their school work . The materials that I'm requesting will allow my students to be in a more comfortable and safe environment so they can succeed academically, socially, and emotionally.

By donating to our project, you will not only help to improve and increase student safety, but you will also help in improving the students classroom environment and overall academic success.

Mr. Garcia
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHAIR - ROYAL 1100 FOUR LEG - SOFT PLASTIC SHELL 14 - CHROME FRAME - SPECIFY SHELL COLOR - MATCHING BALL GLIDES • School Specialty $24.47 27 $660.69
OPTION CLASS - CS ROYAL 1100 SEIRIES SHELL/BALL GLIDE COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 27 $0.00
RED (PP1) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 27 $0.00

Materials cost

$660.69

Vendor shipping charges

$66.07

State sales tax

$60.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.91

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$827.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.96

Total project goal

$973.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$973.08

3 Donors

-$486.54

Donations toward project cost

-$413.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.98

match offer

-$486.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$413.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.98

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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