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Ms. Gambardella from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Giving the Gift of Reading!

Help me give my students a classroom set of "Because of Winn-Dixie" to further their love for reading!

  • $194 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am one lucky individual to have such a wonderful job as a teacher. I teach at a small Title I school where the demographic at our school includes students from a diverse set of backgrounds, cultures, and socioeconomic statuses, and home lives. My students have not yet discovered books that capture their imaginations, but that is our mission through these books! By reading novel units together as a class, I hope to foster a thirst for reading like these students have never experienced and make them fall in love with reading even more!

I teach an amazing group of 3rd graders who are eager for a new learning adventure through reading!

My students love to read, they just have trouble finding a book that captivates them. As an upcoming second year teacher, one obstacle I face is finding the funding to provide books for my students to read in my classroom. My students need materials to provide the best learning experience possible.

My Project

Going into my second year of teaching and having the opportunity to switch grade levels, my classroom library is greatly lacking. I'd love for each student to have access to their own copy of "Because of Winn-Dixie" that they can follow along with as we read together as a class. Through this, I hope to be able to foster a greater love for reading within each of my students.

I want to inspire my students to have an even deeper love of reading!

With these books in our classroom library, instruction and learning will be exciting for my students. By giving my students this book, they will also be able to embrace their imaginations.

Ms. Gambardella
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Because of Winn-dixie • AKJ Education $5.59 22 $122.98

Materials cost

$122.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$10.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$164.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.09

Total project goal

$193.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$193.93

1 Donor

-$193.93

Donations toward project cost

-$164.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.09

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$0.00

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