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Mrs. Goins Strickland from Pembroke NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Flossie's Closet

My students need an organized space to select clothing, food, and supplies. The garment racks and hangers will be used to hang up the clothing and the shelving will be used to store the food and toiletries.

  • $658 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our middle school we have a lot of children in poverty. 100% of the population receive free lunch. Students are faced with many issues even before they come to school.

Many of our students come from single family homes, foster homes, or living with relatives.

This is due to the rampant drug abuse in our area. Children are being neglected due to their parents' substance abuse. Many are living in a situation where they are not supported and loved like they should be.

When students come to school and do not have the essentials they need to learn in the classroom, we try to accommodate their need so that they can learn. No student should have to worry about not having enough school supplies or if their clothes are tattered. Together we can!

My Project

Flossie's Closet is a student-driven program that accepts clothing, supplies, and food donations in order to provide items free of charge to our students in need. The shelving and racks will organize the space.

Items included in these closets may include: underwear, socks, shoes, pants, shorts, shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, toiletries, food and school supplies.

It will house our Backpack Program, which gives students a supply of food for the weekend. The closet is located in an unused private room on campus and will be a permanent resource for student with needs. Students are given access to the closet with a trusted adult and is restocked on a regular basis.

Mrs. Goins Strickland
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
NAHANCO Heavy Duty Utility Rack With 6 Shelves and Casters, Chrome • Staples Advantage $192.39 2 $384.78
Econoco 48" Round Tubing Heavy Duty Collapsible Garment Rack, Chrome • Staples Advantage $70.39 1 $70.39
Honey Can Do 60-Pack Plastic Tubular Hangers, Black, 60/Pack • Staples Advantage $28.79 1 $28.79

Materials cost

$483.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.75

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.26

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$558.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$98.64

Total project goal

$657.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$657.61

5 Donors

-$589.96

Donations toward project cost

-$516.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$73.49

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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