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Mrs. Cruz from Bakersfield CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Get Organized and Functional!

My students need stools, storage containers with lids and disinfectant supplies!

  • $1,308 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hardworking children. My classroom is located in the heart of the Central Valley. Many of my students are English Learners as well as migrant, transient, or homeless.

Many of my students wake up at dawn and stay at school until 5:30 every evening, and, for many of my students, school is the only dependable and stable part of their lives.

These young students work hard every day to conquer the learning that is put in front of them. Their passion and commitment to learning should be an inspiration to us all!

My Project

I am asking for 3 stools to add to the flexible seating options available in the classroom. Flexible seating options have turned into an integral part of my students' day!

I believe in teaching not only academics but also life skills.

One way to do that is by keeping the classroom and learning centers organized and clean. Thus, I am asking for a variety of storage bins and magazine files in order to organize science manipulatives as well as the classroom library. I am also asking for Clorox disinfectant wipes because...c'mon...I work with up to 50 students a day and we are constantly needing to clean up after a science experiment, accident, or everyday tidying up!

Mrs. Cruz
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Rebrilliant Laminated Corrugated Magazine File (Set of 6) • $27.98 10 $279.80
JJ457 - Classic Birch Classroom Stool • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 3 $149.97
IRIS 58 Quart Clear Storage Box with Magenta Lid, 6 Pack • $70.54 2 $141.08
Honey Can Do 4 Pcs Glass Canister Set with Date Dial Lid, black/clear ( KCH-06481 ) • $38.41 2 $76.82
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes, Fresh Scent, 700 Wipes/Bucket • $35.69 2 $71.38
DocuPocket Portrait Wall File Pocket, A4/Magazines/Portfolios, Clear • $18.93 3 $56.79
Snap Lid Shoe Box 6qt., Clear with Blue Tint Lid • $2.38 20 $47.60
Bindertek Bright Wood Desk Organizing System Magazine File Pink (BTMAG-PK) • $23.20 2 $46.40
Lysol Disinfecting Wipes, Lemon and Lime Blossom Scent, 80 Wipes/Tub, 4/Pack • $14.44 3 $43.32
Honey Can Do Paper Rope Basket Kit with Hinged Lids Taupe 3/Set (STO-03557) • $43.09 1 $43.09
Bankers Box Extra-Wide Magazine File, 6 1/4" x 12 1/4" x 13", Blue, 3/Pack (FEL3380801) • $10.62 2 $21.24

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