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Mrs. Jamie from Waukesha WI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Ears Up for Literacy!

Help me give my students the endless opportunities that come with early literacy.

  • $400 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work as a Head Start teacher teaching 3 and 4-year-olds who come from all different backgrounds and abilities. Head Start serves children who are at or below the poverty level and who may or may not have experienced trauma and/or abuse. Right now with the distance learning going on, my kiddos don't have the literacy experience that they would be receiving daily in our classroom.

Many lack age-appropriate literacy materials at home and I am hoping through this project, that I can provide each child with two books for them to keep at their house.

My Project

These reading materials will help my students continue to be surrounded by early literacy at home. Many of my students lack age-appropriate literacy materials at home and I want them to be able to continue their excitement for reading, just as they did when we were in class.

My students enjoy learning about space, science, math, their environment and ways that they can be a good friend; these are just a few things they enjoy learning about.

Their excitement when I introduced them to a new book or learning material was truly priceless and I hope they can have that same experience at home when they receive these books.

Mrs. Jamie
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RA258 Spanish Board Book Collection $64.50 1 $64.50
RA709 Dealing with Feelings Board Book Collection $58.50 1 $58.50
RE992 Alphabet Theme Book Library $40.50 1 $40.50
RE978 Seasons Weather Theme Book Library $37.50 1 $37.50
RE996 Earth Environment Theme Book Library $37.50 1 $37.50
RE485 Ocean Animals Board Book Library $34.50 1 $34.50
BK359 The Rainbow Fish Counting Board Book $7.95 4 $31.80

Materials cost

$304.80

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$339.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.89

Total project goal

$399.26

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$399.26

4 Donors

-$244.56

Donations toward project cost

-$222.81

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.75

Matching donations from our partners

-$137.13

Match offers toward project cost

-$116.56

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.57

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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