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Ms. Lee from Chicago IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Collaborative Carpet Space

Help me give my students some fresh and comfortable floor seating. We need two carpets to make our floor seating areas comfortable for all students. Our current carpets are worn out.

  • $648 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a low-income neighborhood that does not offer many opportunities to grow outside of the school. Our school is 98% African American and over 90% low income.

At our school, we try to BE the Difference.

Our school is a safe and stable environment for our students. We provide motivation and encouragement on a daily basis. Our students see our school as a place for them to explore their talents and learn.

We provide our students with opportunities to learn world languages, art, dance, and music, as well as their core subjects of reading, math, science, and social studies.

My Project

I am asking for two carpets. The larger of the two carpets will be used in my classrooms collaborative floor space. Students sit in this area in pairs up to groups of four to work on their projects. Currently the floor is bare, which makes it chilly in the winter. The second smaller rug will be used in the teacher mini-lesson space. Currently students bring carpet squares to sit on, however these squares are old and stained. A new carpet for this area will help students be more comfortable during their small group sessions with me.

Having floor seating available is a must in my room, as it provides a differentiated space for small group work.

Students have different learning needs, and these carpets will help to provide flexible seating options.

Ms. Lee
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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
KIDply(r) Soft Solids - 8'4" x 12' Rectangle - Midnight Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $305.96 1 $305.96
KIDply(r) Soft Solids - 6' x 9' Rectangle - Midnight Blue • Kaplan Early Learning Company $206.96 1 $206.96

Materials cost

$512.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$550.61

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.17

Total project goal

$647.78

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$647.78

5 Donors

-$510.00

Donations toward project cost

-$441.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$69.00

match offer

-$128.95

Match offer toward project cost

-$109.61

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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