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Mrs. Gibson from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Empower Our Class

Help me give my students empowering picture books about African American leaders and whiteboard markers to use during math groups.

  • $179 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are really motivated to work hard and try their best this year! I want to give them the opportunity to have all of the tools they need. I have twenty four students and they love listening to books read aloud and participating in small group learning situations. We try to break apart into small groups whenever we have the chance.

They love learning and I know they will put these supplies to good use!

Thank you so much for funding our classroom.

My Project

I am requesting picture books that feature a multicultural experience and stories about African American leaders to expand the diversity of our classroom library. I would also like to have more books to read during our "read-aloud" time that feature African American characters. This will help our kids see themselves in literature and help them make connections about African American history. I also need whiteboard markers to use during our math block and guided reading block so that the kids can each have one to go with their individual whiteboards.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 24 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers - Chisel Tip - 12 Pack (Black) • Amazon Business $6.65 6 $39.90
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone • Amazon Business $18.95 1 $18.95
Counting on Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Saved Apollo 13 • Amazon Business $14.77 1 $14.77
Mae Among the Stars • Amazon Business $13.64 1 $13.64
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) • Amazon Business $11.16 1 $11.16
AmazonBasics Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor, Chisel Tip, 12 Pack, Assorted Colors (37151AZB) • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Riley Can Be Anything • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
The Princess and the Pea • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99

Materials cost

$119.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.80

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$151.69

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$26.77

Total project goal

$178.46

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$178.46

1 Donor

-$151.69

Donations toward project cost

-$151.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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