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Ms. Reed from Quincy IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flexible Lighting!

Help me give my students flexible lighting for our classroom. Florescent lights can be very bright and hurt students eyes as the day progresses.

  • $169 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am fortunate enough to teach social studies and writing, in a cross-categorical special education classroom! My students are sixth-eighth grade, with a range of disabilities. My students come to school every day despite their unique differences and challenges. They come to school eager to learn and put forth their best effort each and every day.

My promise to them and their parents is that every day their child will learn something.

Some days they will bring it home in their hands, some days they will bring it home in their heads, and some days they will bring it home in their hearts.

My Project

The floor lamps and blue cellophane I am requesting will bring a comforting and relaxed feeling to our classroom. The fluorescent lights in our classroom can be very hard on students' eyes, especially as the day progresses. Many students complain of having headaches the longer they are in the classroom. These floor lamps and blue cellophane will enable me to provide a barrier for the overhead lights by covering them with blue cellophane, while the floor lamps will allow us turn off the harsh overhead lights and work in a more home-like atmosphere!

Your donation is greatly appreciated and will make such a positive impact on my students and their learning experience.

Ms. Reed
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Simple Designs Home LF2000-BLK Mother-Daughter Floor Lamp with Reading Light, 71.50 x 15.50 x 10.00 inches, Black • Amazon Business $29.99 2 $59.98
Simple Designs Home LF2000-BLK Mother-Daughter Floor Lamp with Reading Light, 71.50 x 15.50 x 10.00 inches, Black • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Cellophane Wrap 40"Inch x 100'Ft Blue Mylar Sheet Cellophane Roll Great Wrapping Paper for Craft Basket • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99

Materials cost

$111.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.68

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$143.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.35

Total project goal

$168.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$168.99

3 Donors

-$168.99

Donations toward project cost

-$143.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.35

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$0.00

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