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.

Menu
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. Lacour from Chatsworth CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Comfy and Clean Classroom Carpet

Help me give my students a new " Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for our classroom.

  • $659 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are just turning 5. For many of them, this is their first experience in a school setting. Some of the students have special learning needs, and many are learning English for the first time. The majority of their families live below the poverty line and rely on our free meal plan for their children's breakfast and lunch.

Our school is a high poverty, Title I school, with high expectations for all.

Each day we practice letters, phonics and sight words. We study science and math. We incorporate technology through the use of iPad apps, and we learn beginning engineering concepts through the use of building blocks and other manipulatives. At the end of the school day, the children are so excited to see their parents and tell them all the things they did at school. The parents are very supportive, and they enjoy spending time with their little ones, reading stories and learning new things.

My Project

A new classroom carpet would provide a sitting space for my students during our whole group lessons. They are very young, and sitting at desks or tables, which are further away from the teacher, is just too distracting. Being up close where they can see what is being presented, and where the teacher can see them, will help them to focus and remember what they are seeing and hearing.

The carpet I am requesting is designed with defined spaces for each student.

The children know where to sit when they are called together for story time or for a lesson. This makes for a quick assembly and helps with transitions from one activity to another. A new carpet would be more sanitary and comfortable for the children and would look appealing and inviting. It is also a great place for block building activities as playing on the carpet reduces noise.

Your donation will help a great group of four-year-olds! Thank you for reading and considering this project.

Mrs. Lacour
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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

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. Lacour is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00

Materials cost

$479.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$43.83

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.18

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$560.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.83

Total project goal

$658.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$658.84

1 Donor

-$373.34

Donations toward project cost

-$373.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$219.61

Match offer toward project cost

-$186.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.94

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$65.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Chatsworth","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[24342],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3903035,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/comfy-and-clean-classroom-carpet/3903035/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":24,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Lacour","authorIds":{"24342":{"owner":"Mrs. Lacour","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3903035],"proposalHash":"-1848577299","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp24342_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1448326214347","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":32128,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":393,"proposalURL":"project/a-variety-of-items-for-little-learners/5440209/","proposalTitle":"A Variety of Items for Little Learners","proposalId":5440209},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MjQzNDI=","NjI1NTU2OQ=="],"teacherId":24342,"schoolCounty":"Los Angeles","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}