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Mrs. Foss from Cass Lake MN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Distance or Classroom, We Are Ready!

Help me give my students bins to keep their materials separated, sanitizing wipes and other supplies to help with at school and distance learning.

  • $514 goal

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My Students

My students come from a variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. We are a third grade class at a public school located in a small town in northern Minnesota. We have a large percentage of students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. The high level of poverty in our community results in many students facing hardships outside of school.

Regardless of background, my students have a desire to learn!

My students are all different and they deserve to learn in a way that works for them. It would be great to provide them with the best opportunity to learn while in the classroom.

My Project

In this new world of COVID and so many unknowns about the school year ahead, I am trying my best to make sure that my students have the best chance of having a successful year. This project is to give every student a place they can put their items as they transition back and forth between distance learning and hybrid learning. It is an area that can be easily sanitized to limit the spread of germs. I have also included sanitizing wipes, tissues and little bottles of lotion to help keep everyone healthy.

Kids are resilient and I know they will do their best regardless of where they are.

I am also asking for computer mice, mouse pads, and cushions for those who may need special accommodations either in the classroom or at home to help with their learning as we embark on this new year.

Mrs. Foss
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT192GB Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 10 $79.90
AmazonBasics 5-Shelf Adjustable, Heavy Duty Storage Shelving Unit (350 lbs loading capacity per shelf), Steel Organizer Wire Rack, Black,(36L x 14W x 72H) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
TT192GB Neon Lakeshore Paper Tray Bright Green • Lakeshore Learning Materials $6.39 10 $63.90
Non-Contact Forehead Thermometer for Adults - Touchless Thermometer - No Touch Temporal Thermometer for Baby Adults with Instant Reading Highest Accuracy & Fever Alarm,Indoor,Outdoor Use by Famidoc • Amazon Business $37.99 1 $37.99
PROMIC Stability Wobble Cushion with Hand Pump, Durable Kids Wiggle Seat for Classroom, Inflated Exercise Balance Board Stability Disc Office Foot Rest Massage Pad (Black, 3-Pack) • Amazon Business $34.95 1 $34.95
AmazonBasics Wireless Computer Mouse with USB Nano Receiver - Black • Amazon Business $12.99 2 $25.98
Curél Daily Healing Body Lotion for Dry Skin • Amazon Business $22.64 1 $22.64
ProCure Hand Sanitizing Wipes Canister – 160 Wipes - Moisturizing Formula with Aloe and Vitamin E - Kills 99.99% of Germs – Safe Before Eating - 5.5" x 7.9" Antiseptic Cleansing Cloths • Amazon Business $19.98 1 $19.98
Colorful Bubbles Mousepad Anti-Slip Mouse Pad Mat Mice Mousepad Desktop Mouse pad laptop Mouse pad Gaming Mouse pad by INFOPOSUSA • Amazon Business $3.55 5 $17.75
Puffs Plus Lotion Facial Tissues, 8 Family Boxes, 120 Tissues per Box (960 Tissues Total) • Amazon Business $14.69 1 $14.69
Aveeno Stress Relief Moisturizing Body Lotion with Lavender, Natural Oatmeal and Chamomile & Ylang-Ylang Essential Oils to Calm & Relax, 12 fl. oz • Amazon Business $6.58 1 $6.58
BIC Xtra-Smooth Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 40-Count • Amazon Business $5.78 1 $5.78

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