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Ms. Akinyeye from Washington DC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Complete Our Classroom Library!

My students need a couch and seating for our classroom library.

  • $423 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a diverse, rambunctious classroom full of inquisitive, musically-inclined four and five year olds. We spend our days exploring, reading, and debating. Attending school in a high-need, low-income area, we lack some basic resources, but we make up for it with zeal, tenacity, and resiliency.

One of our favorite areas in our classroom is the library.

We love to visit libraries and read with our families, and we can't wait to get to school and continue our love of reading books, comic books, magazines, and other text print materials.

My Project

Books are windows into different worlds. Children use them to escape into spaces that feed their imagination and foster their sense of adventure. Our classroom lacks seating to furnish our library. We need a couch to comfortably enjoy our reading materials.

Reading does not just happen in the library, it happens all over our classroom!

We also need flexible sitting to take our books all over the classroom. With 20 students, we need flexible seating cushions to accommodate our classroom population. Exposure to books is such an important part of our development as early learners. We want our classroom library to be a comfortable and inviting place for us to learn and explore!

Ms. Akinyeye
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF205BU - Extra-Wide Comfy Couch - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $249.00 1 $249.00
DD370X - Soft Seats - Set of 6 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $56.99 1 $56.99

Materials cost

$305.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.59

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$358.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.34

Total project goal

$422.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$422.28

5 Donors

-$298.19

Donations toward project cost

-$253.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.73

match offer

-$124.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$105.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.61

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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