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 »
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.

 

Ms. F. from Bronx NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Creating Young Authors, Transforming Four Classrooms into a Publishing Company

The cost of bookbinding materials and equipment is $1513, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $1,540 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

The children in my fourth grade class are taught to see the value of written words and to use writing in their everyday life. They are encouraged to call themselves authors and throughout the school year, they compose and publish many written projects. Funding this proposal will allow four classroom teachers to help their students create books throughout the school year, bringing teaching resources into four individual classrooms to improve the students' writing skills and develop their craft. With the use of a laminating machine and a book binding machine, the students will be able to see their words and pictures being published into actual books which they can use in their student portfolios or keep and revisit as memories of their childhood. As the students see their work culminate in a book, they will undoubtedly feel a sense of pride and accomplishment in themselves. Their publishing experience will encourage them to continue their development as writers and enhance their educational experience. Please help 97 wonderful fourth graders achieve their dream of becoming authors. Who knows, in twenty years you may find yourself purchasing one of their published work at your local bookstore.

Ms. F.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all 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

32 donors32 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 97 students.

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 Ms. F. is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CV210 - Heavy-Duty Bookbinding Machine • Lakeshore Learning $199.00 1 $199.00
LM510 - All-Purpose Teaching Easel • Lakeshore Learning $179.00 1 $179.00
XC441 - Classroom Laminating Machine • Lakeshore Learning $99.50 1 $99.50
EK202 - Swing-Arm Stapler • Lakeshore Learning $44.50 4 $178.00
XC444 - 11 1/2 • Lakeshore Learning $39.95 2 $79.90
GG138 - Find the Errors! Overhead Kit • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 4 $119.80
RR143 - Writing Skills Overhead Kit - Gr. 4-6 • Lakeshore Learning $29.95 4 $119.80
XC443 - 9 • Lakeshore Learning $19.95 2 $39.90
CV236 - Book Cover Sheets for Bookbinding • Lakeshore Learning $10.95 4 $43.80
XC442 - 4 3/8 • Lakeshore Learning $6.95 3 $20.85
CV213WT - 1/4 • Lakeshore Learning $6.25 2 $12.50
CV213BK - 1/4 • Lakeshore Learning $6.25 2 $12.50

Materials cost

$1,104.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$1,262.80

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$277.20

Total project goal

$1,540.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,540.00

32 Donors

-$1,388.14

Donations toward project cost

-$1,262.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$125.34

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$151.86

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":"New York City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[73],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":32814,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/creating-young-authors-transforming-fo/32814/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":97,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. F.","authorIds":{"73":{"owner":"Ms. F.","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[32814],"proposalHash":"245447537","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-2_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":22,"teacherChallengeId":44127,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":73,"schoolCounty":"Bronx","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}