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Ms. Billings from San Jose CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Encouraging Rug

Help me give my students a rug that is colorful, comfortable, and encouraging.

  • $318 goal

This project expired on June 20, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work in a wonderful school with excited, motivated students. They always inspire me with their love of learning. Our school has a majority of high socioeconomically disadvantaged children. We are a Title I school with many cultures represented (mostly Latino and Vietnamese). Many of these students live in neighborhoods that tend to be unsafe and underprivileged which causes a lack of opportunities.

I truly believe in our motto of "preparing all children as global learners." I hope to give these students as many resources as they may need in order to become successful both in and outside of the classroom.

Your donations would truly be appreciated!

My Project

Right now students are either sitting in their chairs or on the cold hard floor. This rug will allow the students to feel more comfortable and excited about learning in the classroom. The students often get tired of sitting in their chairs but the only other option is sitting on the floor. To have a variety would be more exciting for everyone.

This rug will allow the students to get comfortable while building a love of reading.

If they have this rug to sit on they will be able to have a variety of options to get comfortable while learning. It will help them to stay focused and engaged on the task.

Ms. Billings
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 32 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flagship Carpets FE268-32A Be A Good Friend Rug, A Collage of Feelings and Good Gestures, Children's Classroom Educational Carpet, 6' x 8'4", 72" Length, 100" Width, Multi-Color • Amazon Business $217.08 1 $217.08

Materials cost

$217.08

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$19.86

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$270.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.68

Total project goal

$317.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$317.88

2 Donors

-$207.00

Donations toward project cost

-$183.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.55

match offer

-$102.06

Match offer toward project cost

-$86.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.31

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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