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Mrs. Hubner from Chula Vista CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Our School READ More!

Help me give my students a reading nook and exciting books to read!

  • $1,687 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This neighborhood school specializes in the creative and performing arts. The students that attend this school are gifted, sweet, and funny. They like to dance, sing, paint, draw, design, create, and read.

The amazing students at our school deserve the highest quality reading materials and resources in order to be successful.

They are low income students and most exist within a book desert in their personal lives.

The students at this school ask for new reads and want to be more literate. It's up to us to help them be successful and become lifelong lovers of reading!

My Project

We are in a fiscal crisis in our district. Library funding has been eliminated. We have books in shambles and falling apart, but kids are still asking for them to read because it's all we have. Our library is the heart of our school; kids love to come here to relax and read.

The reading nook bean bags would allow for more free choice seating in the library and the new/popular books would give students quality materials to enjoy.

The books requested for this project are the most popular and most requested books from our students. At the moment there are wait lists of two or more months just to get a popular title. Most of the books in our library range from the late 1970s to early 2000s. We are in desperate need for updated reading material. Please help by giving kids the gift of a great reading experience!

Mrs. Hubner
Grades 6-8
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
Grade 8 Classic Grade Level Library • AKJ Education $438.99 1 $438.99
CLASSIC BEAN BAG STANDARD 35 IN - SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $55.97 4 $223.88
Grade 8 Fiction/Nonfiction Paired Studies Set • AKJ Education $107.99 1 $107.99
Grade 8 Nonfiction • AKJ Education $101.63 1 $101.63
Harry Potter (7 Bk Set) Spanish • AKJ Education $93.27 1 $93.27
Grade 8 Favorites • AKJ Education $79.99 1 $79.99
Grade 8 High Interest, Low Readability • AKJ Education $73.13 1 $73.13
Inheritance Cycle (4 Books) Spanish • AKJ Education $50.73 1 $50.73
Los Héroes del Olimpo (The Heroes of Olympus) (6 Bk Set) Spanish • AKJ Education $49.16 1 $49.16
Artemis Fowl (3 Bk Set) Spanish • AKJ Education $22.34 1 $22.34
Pokémon: The Rise of Darkrai • AKJ Education $7.29 1 $7.29
RED (RD) - ECR4KIDS CUSHIONS • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
ECR4KIDS CLASSIC BEAN BAG • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00

Materials cost

$1,248.40

Vendor shipping charges

$22.39

State sales tax

$114.23

3rd party payment processing fee

$18.73

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,433.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$253.01

Total project goal

$1,686.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,686.76

10 Donors

-$843.20

Donations toward project cost

-$717.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$126.18

match offer

-$843.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$716.73

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$126.48

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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