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  • $755 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Rabin
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 6 donors
  • $0 still needed

Everyone Deserves A Chance

My students need 30 paperback copies of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", one copy on CD, as well as a set of Literature Unit Activities.

My children deserve a fighting chance. I am a sixth grade teacher in a very high need, low income neighborhood. Our school is a beacon of light in a community that is constantly rocked by drugs and gang violence.

My children face many obstacles everyday in their home lives and one obstacle that I don't think they should ever have to face is the lack of educational supplies that will help improve their lives and the great futures they could have. The supplies that I am requesting are a class set of Harry Potter books, as well as the story on CD, to help with fluency. I am also requesting a set of guided reading books for small group instruction. One of the biggest interventions that a teacher can use to strengthen reading skills is guided reading. I am committed to doing small guided reading group instruction everyday, but my school does not really have any materials. The only books that we do have are way below the grade level that my students are reading on. It is so hard to get them where they need to be without the proper materials.

I believe that every child is entitled to a promising future, regardless of where they come from. I want to give my children everything they need, including the love of learning to inspire them to make something of themselves and their lives. This project will benefit my students because I want them to see the importance of reading and where it could take them.

With your help, I can provide my students with a wonderful education and a love of learning that will result in them striving to do their best to succeed in life regardless of the situations that they are coming from.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CE300X - Literature Units Activity Series - Gr. 5-6 - Set 2 • Lakeshore Learning $279.00 1 $279.00
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter #1) J. K. Rowling, Performed by Jim Dale, Narrated by Jim Dale, Read by Jim Dale • Barnes and Noble $39.96 1 $39.96
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter #1) J. K. Rowling, Mary GrandPr (Illustrator) • Barnes and Noble $6.29 30 $188.70

Materials cost

$507.66

Vendor shipping charges

$50.77

State sales tax

$30.46

3rd party payment processing fee

$12.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$17.00

Total project cost

$619.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$135.88

Total project goal

$754.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$754.88

6 Donors

-$715.88

Donations toward project cost

-$619.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$96.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$39.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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