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Mrs. Bender from New Brunswick NJ is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cozy Classroom

Help me give my students a comfy, clean place to sit! My classroom is in desperate need of a classroom carpet. Classroom carpets are an essential meeting place for young kids to gather and learn.

  • $403 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My kids need your support! I teach a kindergarten class in an urban school district. Their school is in an inner city, and the children all qualify for free lunch. Many of them come from families who suffer from financial hardship, so I try to make their classroom a safe,happy home away from home.

Despite any challenges my students face they are enthusiastic, kind, and love to learn.

The love kindergartners show myself and each other makes me strive harder to make the best educational experience possible for them.

My Project

My students deserve to have a comfortable, clean and cozy home away from home. Many of my students come from disadvantaged households and school is a safe haven for them.I try to make their learning environment as inviting as possible because the first step in creating a love of learning is creating a learning environment that the kids don't want to leave. I want them to be excited to come in everyday and part of that is making our morning meeting place warm and inviting. On our carpet we will go on new adventures in reading and work on our interpersonal skills through play.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHILDCRAFT ABC BORDER 8 X 12 RECTANGLE - VARIOUS OPTIONS • School Specialty $279.97 1 $279.97

Materials cost

$279.97

Vendor shipping charges

$28.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$342.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.38

Total project goal

$402.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$402.55

6 Donors

-$347.42

Donations toward project cost

-$310.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.11

match offer

-$37.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$31.88

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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