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Mrs. Powell from Indianapolis IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Connecting Across Indy With Books!

Help me give my students two novels and post-its to help their reading continue throughout this pandemic!

  • $1,257 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My current 4th grade students are spread throughout the city of Indianapolis, in all sorts of home environments. We (as a 4th grade team) have been able to connect with all of our students on the phone, but some don't have access to the type of technology that will allow for constant online learning.

Many of my students are sharing one technology device between multiple students and parents as they attempt to work and learn from home.

Some families do not have access to new books for their students since libraries are closed. All of my families and students are doing the best they can with what they have!

My Project

Our school focuses on forming connections. We begin each day with a morning meeting, where we share our thoughts, ideas and feelings. We are missing this part of our day while learning from home!

Our students will receive two novels that focus on our IB learner profile attributes of perspective, connection, and change!

By providing each of our students these two novels, it will allow us to form connections to the text, to the events happening in our world, and most importantly to one another! By providing students paperback books, they can read while family members use the technology and participate in group chats about the novel!

Mrs. Powell
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $7.99 60 $479.40
Out of My Mind • Amazon Business $7.64 60 $458.40
Sticky Notes 3x3 inch Bright Colors Self-Stick Pads 6 Pads/Pack 100 Sheets/Pad Total 600 Sheets • Amazon Business $6.69 10 $66.90
Post-it Super Sticky Tabletop Easel Pad, 20 x 23 Inches, 20 Sheets/Pad, 1 Pad (563R), Portable White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Built-in Easel Stand • Amazon Business $18.28 1 $18.28

Materials cost

$1,022.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.34

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,068.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$188.53

Total project goal

$1,256.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,256.85

11 Donors

-$758.22

Donations toward project cost

-$691.59

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.63

match offer

-$443.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$376.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$66.48

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$55.42

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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