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Mrs. Olthouse from Garland TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Dazzling Desk

My students need new Flash Furniture Adjustable-Height Student Desk and Chair.

  • $562 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach at a high poverty school where 100% of our students receive free breakfast and lunch! I have high expectations that they will grow and learn beyond what is expected. We are learning skills such as robotics, coding, and typing along with our curriculum. School is a safe and happy place for my students. Each day, they come into the classroom excited about the day and spending time exploring and learning together. For many of my students, being at school is the best part of their day.

My Project

The desks that the students are currently using are written on frequently with dry erase markers during math lessons. Having desks that are dark tops henders what the students can see during our lessons. New desks with lighter tops will allow all students to participate.

The desks that are currently utilized by our students have been used for several years, some close to fourty years.

The seats and desks that we have are rusted, damaged, and are not adequate for the age group. New desks would help the students be more comfortable, therefore adding to their abilities to concentrate better in the classroom. Our current furniture is unacceptable for the size of our students, and having something new always gives our students a sense of pride. Many of our children see the school day as an escape, and they deserve new furniture.

Mrs. Olthouse
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flash Furniture Adjustable-Height Student Desk and Chair with Black Pedestal Frame (YUYCX04609010) • Quill.com $88.19 5 $440.95

Materials cost

$440.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$477.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$84.28

Total project goal

$561.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$561.84

9 Donors

-$286.50

Donations toward project cost

-$248.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.03

match offer

-$269.52

Match offer toward project cost

-$229.09

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.43

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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