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Mrs. Carpenter from Santee CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Help us Learn at Home!

Help me give my students access to paper and pencil material at home while distance learning.

  • $344 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are amazing! They come from low income families and face challenges in and out of the classroom every day. They are creative, bright, and so full of life. My students look forward to learning and coming to school every day! Some have never been to school before starting Kindergarten. Some have been to preschool and Transitional Kindergarten. Every one of them comes to school excited for the day, with a positive attitude! My students really love to read and learn!

My Project

Students and families are being forced into a very difficult school experience with schools being closed. Not only are they having to figure out using school iPads, being connected to the internet, and technology, but parents are also managing working from home and teaching their children.

Kindergartners need to write!

They cannot only learn from staring at a screen. They need to use a pencil and paper. They need to turn pages in books. They cannot be forced to look at an iPad or computer for 1-2 hours a day for school.

Many of my families do not have access to a printer. They are trying their absolute best to get paper and write things down for their children but they need help! Please help me give them leveled books and writing paper at home!

Mrs. Carpenter
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RR630 Draw Write Journal Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.99 3 $116.97
AA835 Leveled Books Classroom Library 1 Books Only Level C K • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 2 $62.00
AA836 Leveled Books Classroom Library 1 Books Only Level D KGr 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 2 $58.00

Materials cost

$236.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.68

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$292.20

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.56

Total project goal

$343.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$343.76

3 Donors

-$322.95

Donations toward project cost

-$292.20

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$20.81

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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