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Mr. O'Shea from Lancaster PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Inspiration: one book and one movie at a time!

My students need 13 books of the book The Blind Side.

  • $198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

The students that I teach need a little inspiration. I teach a classroom full of girls in the foster care system. They range in age from 11-17.

Students are placed in my classroom via children and youth services. Students come from vast educational backgrounds. The book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game would both motivate and see that possibilities are endless!

The resource that would supply our needs would be the book The Blind Side. This book is an inspirational story of a African American homeless kid who was rescued by a Caucasian family and today he is a professional football player. The students in our facility at one time or another were facing some or most of the challenges that he had to face before he was rescued. By reading this book with our class the students will be able to see that there is hope and if he was able to overcome his adversities so can they.

Dear Donors, Your help will ensure that my students believe in hope again. They will see that they can break the cycle. My students will be able to realize that they can achieve whatever their heart desires as long as they make the decision to work hard and be the best that they can be. The possibilities are endless. Please empower these students by donating.

Mr. O'Shea
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game Michael Lewis • Barnes and Noble $10.04 13 $130.52

Materials cost

$130.52

Vendor shipping charges

$13.05

State sales tax

$7.83

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$9.00

Total project cost

$162.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.64

Total project goal

$198.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$198.00

9 Donors

-$198.00

Donations toward project cost

-$162.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.64

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$0.00

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