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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

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.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Kennedy from Plaistow NH is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfort Is Key!

My students need a comfortable rug to sit on for our meetings.

  • $435 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Being a teacher to over 400 students is a blessing. I get to spend each day with children in grades K-5. You can imagine all the different learning styles I see each day. Oh, and all the colorful personalities.

My goal is to reach each and every student.

I want every child to feel safe and cared for. Having just 45 minutes a week with each class can make that difficult, so I like to start every class with a meeting.

We gather on the floor to connect. We discuss what we're doing in class. More importantly, our meeting gives us a chance to connect. I love to find out how the day is going or what special events are coming up. Making connections with my students is crucial. If they know I care, and if they feel safe, they will learn. Connect, connect, connect...

My Project

Gathering together makes for a more successful class. Having a chance to sit and chat with friends, even if just for a few minutes, helps students refocus. Sitting in a comfortable, welcoming place can only help. This rug will certainly be comfortable.

Since comfort is key, each class begins on the rug for a meeting.

After the meeting, almost everyone moves to the desktop computers. Since children, like adults, enjoy movement and flexible seating, I believe having a comfortable floor space is important.

Please help me make a comfortable floor space for my 400+ students. My students will be so happy to enjoy such a comfortable, colorful rug.

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

8 donors8 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 431 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Kennedy is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Dot Spots Rug Rug Dimensions: 7'6" x 12' • Teachers' School Supply $301.51 1 $301.51

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


6 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Plaistow","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5677061],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NH","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3495085,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":431,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Kennedy","authorIds":{"5677061":{"owner":"Mrs. Kennedy","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3495085],"proposalHash":"149745443","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21245323,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTY4NTkyOQ==","NTQ1NTU5MQ==","NTI3NDg4Nw==","Mzc5MjQ2NA==","NDgxMTc2MA==","NTQ1MzA3Mg==","NTY4NzI0OQ=="],"teacherId":5677061,"schoolCounty":"Rockingham","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NH","name":"New Hampshire"}}