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Mr. Lang from Federal Way WA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Turn Our Classroom into a Coffee Shop!

My students need more options for where they work, such as collaborative spaces, standing desks, and reading nooks.

  • $604 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are creative, thoughtful, problem-solvers. In my classes, I have students who are dedicated to attending college, some who have never thought about attending college, and some, due to what goes on beyond our school walls, who can hardly plan beyond this week. In other words, my students are diverse: they come from all socioeconomic backgrounds, each with a unique story to tell.

There is one thing I have found in them to be truly unifying: my students are intimately aware of issues in their communities and are dedicated to being part of the solutions.

Nestled in Federal Way, WA, the students who come through my classroom are learning to become compassionate activists: engaging in their communities for the betterment of our society.

My Project

By providing flexible seating in the classroom, this project gives students voice and choice for where they can be most productive. In other words, it treats them as adults. Just like we do when we enter into a Starbucks, flexible seating in the classroom provides students with the opportunity to learn to make positive choices for themselves.

The fact is: students care more about the quality of their work when they feel like they're being treated with respect.

This includes creating an environment around them that respects their ability to make good choices and also demands respect from them.

While just a start, this project will fund two new collaborative work nooks with comfy chairs, area rugs, and tables, two standing tables with chair options, and new lighting in the form of floor lamps.

Mr. Lang
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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7 donors7 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flash Furniture 30'' Round Wood Cocktail Table with 30'' and 42'' Columns • Amazon Business $65.78 2 $131.56
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $39.00 2 $78.00
Winsome Wood 24-Inch Square Leg Barstool with Natural Finish, Set of 2 • Amazon Business $39.00 1 $39.00
Simple Designs LF1014-BLK Floor Lamp Etagere Organizer Storage Shelf with Linen Shade, Black • Amazon Business $38.39 1 $38.39
DHP Parsons Modern Coffee Table, Dark Espresso • Amazon Business $31.75 1 $31.75
Superior Modern Viking Collection Area Rug, 8mm Pile Height with Jute Backing, Chic Textured Geometric Trellis Pattern, Anti-Static, Water-Repellent Rugs - Ivory, 3' x 5' Rug • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Superior Modern Rockwood Collection Area Rug, 8mm Pile Height with Jute Backing, Textured Geometric Brick Design, Anti-Static, Water-Repellent Rugs - Slate, 4' x 6' Rug • Amazon Business $25.71 1 $25.71
Ikea 301.841.73 Holmo 46-Inch Floor Lamp • Amazon Business $23.38 1 $23.38
Ikea 101.398.79 NOT Floor Uplight Lamp, 69-Inch, Black/White • Amazon Business $21.45 1 $21.45
DHP Parsons Modern End Table, Multi-use and Toolless Assembly, Natural Stain • Amazon Business $19.22 1 $19.22

Materials cost

$438.45

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$38.36

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$513.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$90.60

Total project goal

$603.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$603.99

1 Donor

-$586.34

Donations toward project cost

-$513.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$72.95

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.65

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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