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Mrs. Thompson from Ocala FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Hangin' in the Library

Help me give my students a warm and inviting library where they can't wait to come and visit.

  • $271 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school library is the heart of our school which serves a diverse student population of students in Pre-Kindergarten through Fifth grade. We are a Title I school with 100% of our students receiving free lunch and over 75% of the student population being a minority. Our students face many challenges in their daily life at home and at school.

The library is a place where every student feels welcome.

They look forward to their visit and always come with a huge smile on their face. They love to cozy up to a good book and get lost in the words. The best part of my job is seeing the smiles on their faces or getting a great big hug from one of my students because they were able to check out a book to read at home, which often lacks any reading materials.

My Project

The library is the heart of our school. Students and faculty come to the library for a variety of reasons. Many different events are held in here as well throughout the year. It is a place with everyone, including our community, school board and business partners frequent quite often.

The supplies and materials requested in this donation will allow us to decorate for upcoming events to help promote literacy.

This year our main school wide focus is to promote literacy with our students. We have many different events planned and scheduled for the school year and these supplies will help up decorate to create a warm and inviting atmosphere in the library.

The items requested in this project will help bring Hogwarts from the Harry Potter series to our library. To get our students excited about reading we will use the cauldron, candles, sorting out, inflateable dragons to decorate and bring the harry potter world to life in our library. The candles will be suspended from the ceiling using the mounting equipment requested just like in great hall at Hogwarts.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Clik-Clik Systems Dual Mag Mover, 3.5" x 7" • Amazon Business $60.92 1 $60.92
Clear LoopLine (328 ft. long) for Clik-Clik Magnetic Hanging System • Amazon Business $39.12 1 $39.12
Harry Potter Sorting Hat, Brown • Amazon Business $18.88 1 $18.88
Rhode Island Novelty (INDRA30 Dragon Inflate (3 Pack) • Amazon Business $15.24 1 $15.24
12LBS Heavy Duty Magnetic Hooks, Strong Neodymium Magnet Hook for Home, Kitchen, Workplace, Office and Garage • Amazon Business $14.99 1 $14.99
StillCool Cinematic Light Box with 90 Decorative Letters and Symbols A4 Size Wedding Home Birthday Party Decoration - USB Power (Black&White) • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
Mr Longarm 9248 Twist-Lok Extension Pole • Amazon Business $12.28 1 $12.28
Trandpter 12PCS Flameless LED Taper Candle Lights, Battery Operated Harry Potter Floating Candles for Party, Classroom, Wedding, Christmas Decorations • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Well Pack Box Plastic Cauldron Candy Holders Black with Handle Large 8” and Small Mini 3” for Halloween Trick or Treat Bucket Party Decoration, or Harry Potter, St. Patrick’s Day, and Witch Costumes • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97

Materials cost

$196.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.95

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$229.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$40.58

Total project goal

$270.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$270.51

1 Donor

-$270.51

Donations toward project cost

-$229.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.58

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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