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Mrs. Alford from Hemingway SC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Driven to Read...Driven to Succeed!

Help me give my students book collections to help encourage and motivate their reading.

  • $251 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My group of second graders are eager to learn and grow, but we are in need of some help! My elementary school is located in a small rural area of our county. Many of my students come from a low socioeconomic status and struggle with learning. Very few are fortunate enough to have access to resources to help provide support for learning.

Because my school is a Title I school, our availability to such resources is very limited.

However, they do their very best to provide as much as possible. That's why I'm hoping that through this project, I can give my students new opportunities for learning.

My Project

Giving my students more chapter books in second grade will help to increase their interest, as well as, increase their opportunity in reading. Having books of their interest will help increase stamina by keeping them entertained during independent reading. These sets will also help to encourage my struggling readers by giving them a goal to strive towards. I would love to have the grammar books to help introduce content before teaching.

My students would love looking forward to hearing a book to introduce new topics!

Please consider helping my classroom obtain these books as they will make a positive impact for my students!

Mrs. Alford
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Words Are CATegorical (12 Books) • AKJ Education $71.74 1 $71.74
Captain Underpants (8 Bk Set) • AKJ Education $35.86 1 $35.86
Dork Diaries Box Set (Books 4-6) Dork Diaries 4; Dork Diaries 5; Dork Diaries 6 • AKJ Education $30.65 1 $30.65
Dork Diaries Box Set (Book 1-3) Dork Diaries; Dork Diaries 2; Dork Diaries 3 • AKJ Education $30.65 1 $30.65

Materials cost

$168.90

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$11.91

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$213.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.65

Total project goal

$250.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$250.99

2 Donors

-$136.00

Donations toward project cost

-$115.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.40

Matching donations from our partners

-$114.99

Match offers toward project cost

-$97.74

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.25

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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