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Mrs. Blazek from Omaha NE is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Family Literacy Bags

My students need a starting collection of audio and print books for a family literacy bag program.

  • $174 goal

This project expired on March 16, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Can you imagine a home without books? Reading together while kids are growing up sets the foundation for lifelong readers.

Welcome to our school library.

Here we serve prekindergarten through sixth grade in an urban school district. Our students are bright, eager learners who love reading. Sadly, many of our students leave our school and go to homes that do not contain a wealth of reading materials. Because of this, our students depend on materials they can checkout from the school library. In addition to our high poverty school setting, many of our students are English Language Learners which makes reading more challenging. Developing reading skills, and instilling a love for reading opens the door for future success.

My Project

This pack of audio and companion print books will allow our building to start a family literacy bag program. These resources will allow students to check out a kit, listen and read along with great literature at home with their families. These materials have the potential to dramatically increase our students interest in, and ability to read.

Being able to interact with literature in a variety of ways increases reading ability and enjoyment of reading.

By supporting a family literacy bag program, students and their families will be able to read together and improve their reading skills.

Mrs. Blazek
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 300 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classic Read Alongs - Level 1 • Kaplan Early Learning Company $108.95 1 $108.95

Materials cost

$108.95

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$6.54

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.63

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$147.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.96

Total project goal

$173.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$173.08

4 Donors

-$84.95

Donations toward project cost

-$73.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.39

match offer

-$86.54

Match offer toward project cost

-$73.56

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.59

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$0.00

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