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Ms. Alcacio from Las Vegas NV is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Getting Organized

Help me give my students a storage shelf and zip lock bags for us to use in various subjects.

  • $193 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

With our school population of almost 800, 100% of the students are living in apartments. Our students come from a variety of different economic backgrounds with over 85% of our students receiving free lunch. Students have the option to receive free breakfast daily through a program at the school that is open to all students.

Our school has a diverse population of students from various countries who speak a variety of different languages.

Many students will come to our school for the first time and never have learned to speak English.

I have assisted our school in providing a variety of resources such as weekend food bags for students, free eye care and exams, dental screenings, a free food pantry, and a clothing closet.

My Project

My classroom has a nice variety of manipulative, puzzles and learning materials but the shelving unit they are organized in is falling apart. We have been using the same shelving for about 10 years now and an update is needed. Not only would this shelf provide more storage than the current shelf, but it would be safer, too, since the older shelf has peeling paint and is wobbly. A large, sturdy shelf will allow the children to access the materials they need and give me piece of mind knowing that it is clean and safe. A shelving unit might not be the most “exciting” item, but it is very much needed.

An organized classroom is a productive classroom!

The storage bags will be used for various projects we have year.

Ms. Alcacio
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Seville Classics SHE14304ZB 4-Tier Steel Wire Shelving with Wheels, 30" W x 14" D x 48" H, Chrome • Amazon Business $39.98 1 $39.98
MAX Houser Fabric Storage Bins Cubes Baskets Containers with Dual Plastic Handles for Home Closet Bedroom Drawers Organizers, Foldable, Set of 4 (Yellow) • Amazon Business $16.66 2 $33.32
Ziploc Storage Bags, Gallon, 250 Bags/Carton (682257) • Staples Advantage $29.99 1 $29.99
Ziploc Sandwich Bags, 500 Bags/Carton (682255) • Staples Advantage $18.99 1 $18.99

Materials cost

$122.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.60

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$163.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.89

Total project goal

$192.60

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$192.60

1 Donor

-$192.60

Donations toward project cost

-$163.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.89

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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