You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Linden from Worcester MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Give the Books a Home!

My students need furniture in the classroom to store our new reading program materials! We also need a cart for our projector and other AV equipment!

  • $416 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The majority of our students at LSS live in a low-income housing project down the road, and more than a few are in-between permanent housing. Many have never seen places outside of our neighborhood, while others have left families on the other side of the world.

Our classroom is a safe, stable place where we focus on using a growth mindset to speak life into academics and beyond.

Though my students are working hard on narrowing the achievement gap, the struggle is real!

My students can do much with little. They are resourceful and creative. And while sometimes less is more, sometimes less is just less. I hope that you are able to help me give a little bit more to my classroom and my students so that we can continue to make learning fun and meaningful... so that what my students learn within the walls of school speaks life into all corners of their worlds.

My Project

Our district recently invested in our students by updating our Reading / Language Arts curriculum, and, WOW, are there a lot of new books and learning materials! Leveled readers, guided reading, read alouds, big books, phonics readers, word work journals, teacher editions, library books, featured author books... Is your head spinning yet?! These are just SOME of the new materials that need a "home" in our classroom.

These new bookcases will beautifully store and display our new reading and phonics materials, making them irresistible to students!

The 3-cube units are the perfect size to hold our clipboards, dry erase boards, and new phonics materials right next to our learning area on the rug. This will reduce the time it takes to gather materials and increase time on learning. The 2-shelf bookcases are small enough to fit under the chalk tray, and big enough to hold the larger shared read books. These shelves will give students access to the materials they need and the ability to be responsible enough to gather the materials themselves!

In addition to all the brand new books, our new reading program also has a wonderful online/interactive component. While we have a projector, we need a cart to hold all our AV equipment! Last year we used an old rolling cart that was only twenty inches high; although it did the job, teacher maneuvering of all the tangled wires and technology from a hunched over position allowed students to consistently participate in unsanctioned shenanigans behind her back. This lovely Luxor cart will hold ALL our technology in one place, and allow teacher to remain standing and aware of ALL student behaviors during learning time.

This furniture will provide key organization in our classroom: a place for everything, and everything in its place... most of the time!

Ms. Linden
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. Linden is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LUXOR AVJ42KB Presentation Cart, 24" W x 18" D x 24"-42" H • Amazon Business $176.89 1 $176.89
ClosetMaid 1107 Decorative 3-Cube Storage Organizer, White • Amazon Business $46.33 2 $92.66
IRIS 2-Tier Wood Storage Shelf, Black • Amazon Business $24.50 2 $49.00

Materials cost

$318.55

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$353.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.35

Total project goal

$415.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$415.68

2 Donors

-$415.68

Donations toward project cost

-$353.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$62.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Worcester","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5105677],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3449079,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/give-the-books-a-home/3449079/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":30,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Linden","authorIds":{"5105677":{"owner":"Ms. Linden","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3449079],"proposalHash":"1229327909","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp5105677_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1533167614535","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21131499,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTEwNTY3Nw==","MzM5Nzg2Mg=="],"teacherId":5105677,"schoolCounty":"Worcester","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MA","name":"Massachusetts"}}