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Ms. Lee from Modesto CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Help Us Rebuild from the Fire!

My students need 20 heavy duty bookends for their library books and a scanner to read barcodes.

  • $498 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Most of the students at this school are learning English as a second language. Many of them receive free or reduced-price lunch. They love coming to school to learn, and they love everything about school: reading, writing, math, and extracurricular activities.

My students are in a low socioeconomic area, but they love coming to school to learn in a safe and warm environment.

They want to come to school every day to learn and be with friends who help them grow to become productive adults in the future.

Recently there was a fire at our school that burned down classrooms including our library and computer lab. Our students were devastated. Everyone was affected. They felt they've lost so much. However, they are inspired to rebuild.

My Project

One wing of our precious school has been burned down. Nothing in the library was saved. This is a student inspired project which we hope to help our school with some minor details for our books in the library. We will need bookends to help keep our books nice, neat and visibly appealing to students, teachers, and staff. We will also need a scanner so that our books can be scanned and stored properly. When we are searching for books, students can help find them easily. Students will know if books are checked out or checked in.

Students are anxious to go and check out books in our temporary library.

Many books have been donated to our school, but we need some other minor items to help us move with our process of allowing students to check out books.

Ms. Lee
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TOBSON A Pairs Heavy Duty Metal Bookend Bookends Book End Organizer for Library School Office Desk Study Home Decoration Gift (Black) • Amazon Business $16.39 10 $163.90
Officemate Heavy Duty 10" Bookends, Non-Skid Base, Black, Pair (93142) • Amazon Business $13.54 10 $135.40
Inateck 2.4GHz Wireless USB Automatic Barcode Scanner Handheld Bar-code Reader (2.4GHz Wireless & USB2.0 Wired) USB Rechargeable Bar-code Hand Scanner Storage of up to 2600 Code Entries • Amazon Business $55.99 1 $55.99

Materials cost

$355.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$32.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.33

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$423.13

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.67

Total project goal

$497.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$497.80

2 Donors

-$497.80

Donations toward project cost

-$423.13

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$74.67

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$0.00

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