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Ms. Sasseen from Bronx NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Me Keep My Students Healthy!

My students need a new rug to stay healthy and learning in a clean environment!

  • $504 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have been teaching in the same school in the Bronx for the past 13 years. I work with some amazing students every year. These students are very resilient. A lot of them come of really tough situations outside of school and yet they come to school every day with smiles on their faces and ready to learn. Most of them come of homes where English is not the first language spoken in their home therefore it can be hard for them to get the academic support they need.

These children face so many struggles in their lives that I am always trying to figure out new ways to support them.

Everyday Its a battle to level the playing field for these children. Their lack of support and supplies may slow them down a bit but it definitely doesn't stop them. They push through any challenge that is thrown their way. I clearly cannot provide everything these children need on my own, therefore, I need the help of others to provide my students with the things they so richly deserve.

My Project

I am asking for a new area rug for my students. Everyday my students utilize the rug as a meeting area for all lessons in our class. We spend a lot of time on the rug throughout the day. I have had a same rug for several years now and it is just worn out. I need the rug replaced so that the students have a clean and sanitized place to learn. Over the years, the rug has gotten stained from the students shoes, things spilled on it and just general wear and tear.

All students deserve a clean learning environment.

This coming year I have some students with respiratory issues such as asthma. I would like a new rug to help these children stay healthy. I do my best to disinfect the rug but after so many years of use its just time for a new one. I want my students to focus on what they're learning in class during the lesson and not focus on what might be festering within the fabric of the rug. Please help me to create a clean learning environment.

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

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flagship Carpets Rectangle My American Doodle Map Classroom Rug with State Abbreviations Border, 7'6"W x 12'H • Staples Advantage $391.96 1 $391.96

Materials cost

$391.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$427.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$75.50

Total project goal

$503.34

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$503.34

4 Donors

-$503.34

Donations toward project cost

-$427.84

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$75.50

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$0.00

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