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Ms. Mary Grace Whealan from Montville NJ is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Cultivating Kindness, Building Bridges to the World!

Help me give my students tools expand their worldview and encourage them to think far beyond themselves!

  • $696 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my Pre-K 3 through 5th-grade elementary school are creative, curious, and bright but are always looking for new ways to be challenged. Additionally, our district is placing a strong emphasis on kindness and mindfulness as we try to prepare our students to be conscientious, successful lifelong learners with an understanding and appreciation of the world around them, both locally and globally.

Our student population is diversifying, and we are all living in a global society.

Our students need to learn about themselves and others to best prepare for a world continuing to unfold in new and exciting ways.

My Project

Students need to be exposed to new ideas, differing cultures, and the understanding that we live in many ways with varying customs, beliefs, and resources around the globe. Our library's nonfiction collection could stand to become more robust to help aid these goals, and I hope to use these resources as a springboard for discussions, research, and student-driven projects.

Adding these resources to our media center collection will help students learn not only about their own backgrounds but also those of their classmates and community members in a way that is inclusive and supportive.

Help us deepen our widespread knowledge and further develop a learning environment that celebrates diversity!

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18 donors18 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 350 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PP785X - Social Studies Book Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $329.00 1 $329.00
RR850X - Multicultural Stories Paperback Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $105.00 1 $105.00
AA937 - Children of the World Book Set • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
RE995 - Cultures of the World Theme Book Library • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.50 1 $38.50

Materials cost

$552.49

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$590.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$104.26

Total project goal

$695.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$695.04

13 Donors

-$501.00

Donations toward project cost

-$425.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.15

Matching donations from our partners

-$194.04

Match offers toward project cost

-$164.93

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.11

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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