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Ms. Wolf from Lake Worth FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Hold On to Your Stool

My students need 30, 30"lab stools to replace old and broken wooden stools.

  • $981 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

I am a visual arts teacher in a school of 1100 students. We are a Title l school with 90% of our population qualifying for free and reduced-price lunch benefits. Nearly 40% of our students are new English Language Learners, and some have never attended school at all.

The challenge we often face is students that are not literate in their own language trying to learn a new language.

The most amazing thing in my students is the level of creativity they exhibit because of the lack of language skills. They have the tendency to think "outside the box" as a natural survival process. This skill must be encouraged and extended to other curriculum areas, and finally, to the future positions they will hold in the workforce.

With the arts, we share a universal language that allows for communication among all peoples. The primary objectives of the Art program here are to make connections between visual art concepts and other curriculum areas, learn to value, understand and use the creative processes, communicate ideas and personal expression through artwork and develop problem-solving skills and innovative thinking.

My Project

The 24" wood stools we have in the art lab are 30 years old, and most have split down the middle. Our tables are high and still in good shape but students, for the most part, end up sitting with the table under their armpits due to the height difference. Those students that are shorter can barely reach the table tops.

Taller, 30" metal stools will help students concentrate and not have back discomfort during their art classes.

Additionally, the stools regularly lose parts and create a safety hazard when students fall. Students will be safer and able to better execute their assignments.

Ms. Wolf
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 140 students.

8 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
National Public Seating 6230 Steel Stool with 30" Hardboard Seat, Grey • Amazon Business $26.39 30 $791.70

Materials cost

$791.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.88

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$833.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$147.10

Total project goal

$980.68

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$980.68

5 Donors

-$905.68

Donations toward project cost

-$769.83

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$135.85

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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