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Mrs. Sparmblack from Lancaster PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Anchor Our Space

My students need a safe place to call their own. They need a warm and welcoming environment to thrive.

  • $633 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

“ I like school better than home” this is often said to me by my students of different ages, ethnicities, genders and religions. The one thing my students have in common is that they are living in poverty. Many of my students live in homes without heat, running water, food, and a bed to sleep in.

My students deserve more!!!

I cannot change the hardships and circumstances my students inevidentaly face, but I’d like to change my classroom. I want to create a warm, welcoming classroom that my students can call, “ their home away from home.” I’d like to create a safe space for my students to learn and thrive.

My Project

My students often go home to an empty house without heat, bedding, and food. The furniture will help students feel safe and at home. The carpet and pillows add to the welcoming environment and allow students to do their school work and reading comfortably- in turn they will be able to focus and be successful. My students deserve and need a place to call their own. A place that they can retreat to and a place that is welcoming as they often do not feel safe and/or welcomed in their own environment. You will help me provide a safe haven for my students and they will finally have an opportunity to be successful as their basic needs will be met.

Mrs. Sparmblack
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Premium Weighted Blanket Sleep Set – Ultra-Soft Cover, Silk Sleep Mask, 48x72'' 15Lb Comfortable, Hypoallergenic, Plush, Breathable - For Adults, Kids, Anxiety, Stress, Autism, ADHD (Navy Blue, Minky) • Amazon Business $148.20 1 $148.20
Unique Loom Sofia Collection Traditional Vintage Orange Area Rug (9' x 12') • Amazon Business $140.96 1 $140.96
Honey-Can-Do Rolling Storage Cart Organizer 12 Plastic Drawers • Amazon Business $56.99 2 $113.98
TangDepot Handmade Solid Chenille Decorative Throw Pillow Covers, Pillow Shams, Square pillow covers, Cushion Covers, Pillowcase - (18"x18", Gold Yellow) • Amazon Business $15.86 2 $31.72
Acanva Hypoallergenic Pillow Insert Form Cushion, Square, 20" L x 20" W, Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $29.81 1 $29.81
Acanva Hypoallergenic Pillow Insert Form Cushion, 18" L x 18" W, Pack of 4 • Amazon Business $27.81 1 $27.81
Meekio Nautical Anchor Decorative Throw Pillow Covers 18 x 18 Linen Pillow Covers • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99

Materials cost

$500.47

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$537.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.94

Total project goal

$632.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$632.92

4 Donors

-$632.92

Donations toward project cost

-$537.98

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.94

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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