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Ms. Ashby from Madras OR is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Encourage Students to Read

Help me give my students a library that encourages them to love reading and become better readers! My students don't have access to good children's or chapter books. Help give us books and a cozy place to read!

  • $1,079 goal

This project expired on June 19, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class of second graders loves to read and learn! We practice a lot of growth mindset activities so they are also hard working, determined students.

Our school is Title 1 with many English Language Learners.

My students are friendly, kind, and very active! We love dancing between transitions, singing while we work, and playing games together at recess.

In my class, we have 4 ELLs, 5 homeless students, and 4 students receiving free food and clothing from our school.

My Project

My low-income students don't have access to good books that they love on a day-to-day basis nor cozy, comfortable places to read daily. This project will give my class, and classes to come, an encouraging environment to learn to read and to learn to love reading. Our classroom library doesn't have very many books, with a low variety for reading levels and our classroom doesn't have good places to read, besides our desks. This project will help fill our library and furnish our room with places to to read. A foundation for a love of reading happens young and you can help foster that in my students.

Ms. Ashby
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Furinno 5-Cube Open Shelf, White 11069WH • Amazon Business $32.52 3 $97.56
Storex 71126E06C Extra Large Book Bin, Colors, 6-Pack, 14.5 x 9.2 x 7 Inches, Assorted • Amazon Business $44.59 2 $89.18
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Round, Assorted, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.99 1 $59.99
Storex 70110U06C Book Bin Assorted Colors Case of 6 14.3 x 5.3 x 7 Inches • Amazon Business $25.99 2 $51.98
5 STARS UNITED Stuffed Animal Storage Bean Bag - Large Beanbag Chairs for Kids - 90+ Plush Toys Holder and Organizer for Boys and Girls - 100% Cotton Canvas Cover - Stripes • Amazon Business $20.99 2 $41.98
Tot Tutors Kids' Toy Storage Organizer with 12 Plastic Bins, White/Pastel (Pastel Collection) • Amazon Business $41.82 1 $41.82
Lockways Bulletin Cork Board - 3 x 2 Notice Board 36 x 24, Ultra-Slim Black Aluminium Frame U12118782609 for Home, School & Office (Set Including 10 Push Pins) (36 x 24", Black) • Amazon Business $41.79 1 $41.79
Home-Like Lap Desks Folding Laptop Desk Portable Standing Bed Desk Computer Laptop Stand Bed Tray Quality Notebook Stand  (014, White) • Amazon Business $24.29 1 $24.29
Dog Man: The Epic Collection: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1-3 Boxed Set) • Amazon Business $22.75 1 $22.75
Magic Tree House Volumes 21-24 Boxed Set: American History Quartet (Magic Tree House (R)) • Amazon Business $17.97 1 $17.97
The Slug Prince • Amazon Business $8.91 2 $17.82
Ivy & Bean Boxed Set: Books 7-9 • Amazon Business $17.50 1 $17.50
Ivy & Bean's Secret Treasure Box (Books 1-3) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
If You Take a Mouse to School • Amazon Business $16.14 1 $16.14
Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2 (Books 4-6) • Amazon Business $15.68 1 $15.68
If You Give a Moose a Muffin • Amazon Business $15.44 1 $15.44
Magic Tree House Volumes 17-20 Boxed Set: The Mystery of the Enchanted Dog (Magic Tree House (R)) • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
Silver Wire Easel Display Stand - Smooth Chrome Metal - 3 Inch - Pack of 6 • Amazon Business $14.98 1 $14.98
If You Give a Mouse a Brownie (If You Give... Books) • Amazon Business $14.94 1 $14.94
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 9-12: Dolphins at Daybreak, Ghost Town at Sundown, Lions at Lunchtime, and Polar Bears Past Bedtime • Amazon Business $14.94 1 $14.94
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 5-8: Night of the Ninjas, Afternoon on the Amazon, Sunset of the Sabertooth, and Midnight on the Moon • Amazon Business $14.30 1 $14.30
The Rainbow Dragons and Little Sleepy: Children's Picture Book about the Funny Multi-Colored Dragons, Books for Kids age 3-7, Children Book, Bedtime Story, Adventure Book, Age 3-7 • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish Boxed Set: (My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish; The Seaquel; Fins of Fury) • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
Magic Tree House Boxed Set, Books 13-16: Vacation Under the Volcano, Day of the Dragon King, Viking Ships at Sunrise, and Hour of the Olympics • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
The Flat Stanley Collection Box Set: Flat Stanley, Invisible Stanley, Stanley in Space, and Stanley, Flat Again! • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Dry Erase Circles, CGBOOM 10 Pieces Colorful Wall Stickers White Board Marker Removable Vinyl Dot Wall Decal Classroom Table Spots for Teachers (11.8 inch) • Amazon Business $12.99 1 $12.99
Pete the Cat Take-Along Storybook Set: 5-Book 8x8 Set • Amazon Business $10.38 1 $10.38
Yoaky LED Marquee Letter Lights Sign 26 Alphabet Light Up Marquee Letters Sign for Night Light Wedding Birthday Party Battery Powered Christmas Lamp Home Bar Decoration (R) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Yoaky LED Marquee Letter Lights Sign 26 Alphabet Light Up Marquee Letters Sign for Night Light Wedding Birthday Party Battery Powered Christmas Lamp Home Bar Decoration (D) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Yoaky LED Marquee Letter Lights Sign 26 Alphabet Light Up Marquee Letters Sign for Night Light Wedding Birthday Party Battery Powered Christmas Lamp Home Bar Decoration (E) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Yoaky LED Marquee Letter Lights Sign 26 Alphabet Light Up Marquee Letters Sign for Night Light Wedding Birthday Party Battery Powered Christmas Lamp Home Bar Decoration (A) • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Dragons Love Tacos • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Four Funny Potatoes! • Amazon Business $7.95 1 $7.95
The Gruffalo • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79

Materials cost

$873.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$916.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$161.80

Total project goal

$1,078.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,078.65

3 Donors

-$753.00

Donations toward project cost

-$640.05

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$112.95

match offer

-$325.65

Match offer toward project cost

-$276.80

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.85

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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