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Mrs. Rutherford from Washington DC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

FLEX- SEATING and BOOK RACKS

Help me give my students the gift of flexable setting and book storage.

  • $755 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school is a Title I school that sits in the heart of Washington, DC. I have a group of 67 students who are fun loving, eager-to-learn new things, excited about school and love to read. My classroom would be considered a melting pot of cultural heritage and social needs. Many of my students have been in the U.S. less than 4 years. They inspire me every day.

To meet their needs, we incorporate a variety of learning strategies, group work, and alternative seating and learning options to ensure that each student's needs are met, right where they are!

My Project

Our new flexible seating options and book display rack will help my students enjoy reading books. The flexible seating chairs and bean bags are not only colorful and comfy but will also provide alternative seating that will benefit my energetic students who learn in different ways.

My students will be able to move while they learn and stay focused.

They will be more excited, active, and engaged in their learning. These new chairs will help improve my students reading comprehension skills, writing, math, and science skills, as well as help them develop a love for these curriculum areas. The book racks will also allow my students to choose books

The flexible seating will be not only a great place to read books but also to share their thinking with partners and help each student contribute to classroom conversations. Flexible seating, including floor seats, and bean bag chairs, is needed in my classroom. Your generous donations will help make learning meaningful for all my students. You will help bring great resource to awesome students!

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

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This project will reach 67 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Roma Bean Bag Chair, Spicy Lime • Amazon Business $49.88 4 $199.52
Big Joe 0630250, Chartreuse Polka Dot Classic Bean Bag Chair, White • Amazon Business $38.46 4 $153.84
ONIVA - a Picnic Time Brand Oniva Portable Reclining Seat, Lime • Amazon Business $31.34 4 $125.36
American Educational Products A-C1179 Tabletop Bookrack • Amazon Business $44.95 2 $89.90

Materials cost

$568.62

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.12

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$641.27

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$113.17

Total project goal

$754.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$754.44

3 Donors

-$656.32

Donations toward project cost

-$564.77

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$91.55

match offer

-$90.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.12

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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