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Mrs. Smith from Lady Lake FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Clean & Caring Classroom

Help me give my students a carpet and books to have a clean and welcoming environment with tools to allow them to be successful!

  • $587 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at a Title I school where we try to put our students first.

For those of you who don’t know, being a Title I school means over 80% of our students receive free or reduced-rate lunch.

In my classroom, it’s not uncommon for my students to live with others. This means many broken families and multi-family homes. Some of my students struggle from homelessness.

I have many students with special needs such as ADHD, ADD, autism, and other learning disabilities or social disabilities.

With having a clean and defined area my students will be able to strive!

My Project

I want to make sure my students have a clean and wonderful environment.

I want to do this in 2 ways.

The first thing I would love is a rug for our classroom. My rug in my room is over 20 years old. It shows wear and is definitely not the best or welcoming place for my students. As a first grade teacher with students who are between six and seven years old it’s important to have a clean and welcoming area to learn important skills daily. This rug would solve these issues.

I would like to provide books to my students. As I mentioned previously, my students have a lot of background difficulties. Many of my students don’t have books at their homes or means to get to a library to check out books. I would love to purchase books to send home for my students to KEEP and enjoy daily!

I thank you for reading my story and hope you can help me in allowing my students to be successful and have a welcoming environment.

Mrs. Smith
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT483 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 20 Kids - 8' x 9' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $379.00 1 $379.00
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades K-1 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 1 $75.00

Materials cost

$454.00

Vendor shipping charges

$7.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$498.31

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$87.94

Total project goal

$586.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$586.25

1 Donor

-$586.25

Donations toward project cost

-$498.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.94

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$0.00

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