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Mrs. Gilman from Paramount CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Come to the Rug!

Help me give my students a new clean rug for our whole group meetings.

  • $361 goal

This project expired on November 13, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second grade class is made up of 26 students. They are a diverse group of kids. They represent a variety of nationalities such as Hispanic, African American, and Caucasian. A few have been diagnosed with learning disabilities or ADHD. Eighty-five percent come from a low socioeconomic background. All of my students receive free or reduced-price breakfast and lunch.

My students face many challenges both in and out of the classroom but that doesn't stop them from succeeding.

In class, they are eager to learn new concepts as well as improve foundational skills. I do my best to provide my students with creative and meaningful learning experiences.

As with all 6 and 7-year-olds, my students are very active. This year we are working in a flexible seating classroom. This allows them to move around and find a spot to complete their assignments. My students love being able to choose a seat which works best for them.

My Project

A new, clean rug is needed. Our current rug is over 10 years old. It has been used in several different classrooms. It is faded and dirty. The corners are rolling up, causing a tripping hazard.

The rug is an important place in our classroom.

We start each day on the rug to review expectations and take attendance. Throughout the day, we return to the rug for instructions and lessons. We read together and have discussions. Our flexible seating allows us to sit or lay on the rug to read or complete classwork. We would appreciate your support in helping us get this new, colorful rug.

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

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This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHILDCRAFT CHALK SPOTS SEATING RINGS 6 FT X 9 FT RECTANGLE • School Specialty $228.87 1 $228.87

Materials cost

$228.87

Vendor shipping charges

$22.89

State sales tax

$20.94

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.43

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$306.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$54.02

Total project goal

$360.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$360.15

7 Donors

-$180.00

Donations toward project cost

-$154.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.50

match offer

-$178.39

Match offer toward project cost

-$151.63

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$26.76

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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