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Mrs. Bierl from Des Moines IA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Community Spot

My students need pillows for a comfortable learning environment.

  • $945 goal

This project expired on January 16, 2011.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Have you ever sat on concrete and thought...MAN, this is uncomfortable. Welcome to my classroom. I am wanting a classroom rug for my students to feel comfortable and enjoy our community area or as I call it OUR MEETING SPOT. The bean bags would also be useful for our non welcoming library.

My students come from a very low social economic homes.

Even though they have their issues, they all seem to put on their GAME faces at school. We are an inner city school that has been identified by the federal government as a school of in need of assistance. We are located in the Midwest.

My Project

These resources will change the atmosphere of my classroom 150%. The carpet will attract the students to not only learn Spanish, but to accept diversity. Our school is an ESL/ELL as of last year. I want the new-coming students to feel welcome. I feel as if the bean bags would be a great attribute to the classroom library. Making it more vibrant. Bottom line my entire goal is to make my students feel at home when they are at school and build community and teach them the difference between giving and receiving. I want them to WANT to come to school and respect the things we have in our room. Please consider donating to a good cause. You will not regret your choice.

The special donors will receive pictures of my classroom showing good use of the products we receive.

We will also continue to raise money for other charities. Last year my classroom raised over 150 dollars for Leukemia...If you knew the home life these special kids come from you would probably expect 10 dollars at most...but they poured their hearts out for a great cause. Please consider my classroom to be a great cause. Thank you for taking time to read why my classroom is so deserving.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TS541BU - Giant Comfy Pillow - Blue • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
TS541GR - Giant Comfy Pillow - Green • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
TS541YE - Giant Comfy Pillow - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
TS541RD - Giant Comfy Pillow - Red • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 1 $59.95
LL319 - Twist & Read Word Family Eggs • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 1 $19.95
GG281 - Spanish-English Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning $449.00 1 $449.00

Materials cost

$708.75

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$48.55

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$802.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$141.69

Total project goal

$944.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$944.62

2 Donors

-$944.62

Donations toward project cost

-$802.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$141.69

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$0.00

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