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Mrs. Branson from Bakersfield CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Emotion Commotion!

Help me give my students comfortable seating, such as beanbag chairs, to relax and release their tension and frustrations

  • $247 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are exceptional. Not only do they have special needs such as specific learning disabilities, Speech delays, and other cognitive challenges, they strive to do their very best. They want to be loved and encouraged just as any other student would. They want to be included and successful. My students make my day. Their smile, enthusiasm, and willingness to learn is amazing.

My students come from low-income family homes.

Despite this challenge, they are ready, willing, and excited to learn each and every day, all day.

My Project

My project is designed to help my students relax and release their frustration and stress from influences such as, but not limited to, poverty, anxiety, school, hunger, and worry. The beanbags will make a difference in my students’ learning because they will have a place of comfort, normalcy, and stability right in our own classroom.

Frustration and anxiety can prevent a student from learning.

Having a place to relax and calm down allows my students to gain their composer and be ready to learn. Being ready to learn helps with confidence and motivation to learn which helps them succeed in school and life

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
BEANBAG CHAIR ADULT SIZE - SELECT COLOR • School Specialty $49.67 3 $149.01
OPTION CLASS - BROWN SALES BEANBAG COLOR CHOICES • School Specialty $0.00 3 $0.00
PURPLE (PR) - BROWN SALES • School Specialty $0.00 3 $0.00

Materials cost

$149.01

Vendor shipping charges

$14.90

State sales tax

$13.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$209.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.02

Total project goal

$246.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$246.80

2 Donors

-$182.00

Donations toward project cost

-$162.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$19.80

match offer

-$55.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$47.58

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$8.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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