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Ms. Purdy from Newburgh NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Keepin' it Kidney

Help me give my students a kidney table to use for small group instruction.

  • $334 goal

This project expired on July 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are greeted at the door every single morning. They are asked how their day is and they immediately run to greet their classmates. They are reminded throughout the day that they are role models, as they are constantly setting the example for others.

My classroom is full of 26 energetic students who see the bright side in everything they do.

They come from a low-income neighborhood and many from Spanish-speaking families. Although they come from a low-income neighborhood, they have a tremendous amount of potential to be leaders one day!

My Project

Having a kidney table will be beneficial for my students. It will allow us to engage in small group instruction for reading, writing, math and science. Benefits of small group instruction include individualized learning, building confidence in students, opportunity for feedback, and encourage collaboration within the group.

When working in small groups on STEM projects, having a small table that students can gather around is very beneficial as it allows them to work as a team to meet a mutual goal.

This new kidney table would provide us with endless opportunities as we grow as readers, writers, mathematicians and scientists!

Ms. Purdy
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flash Furniture 60''W x 66''L Horseshoe Grey Thermal Laminate Activity Table - Standard Height Adjustable Legs • Amazon Business $249.99 1 $249.99

Materials cost

$249.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$283.74

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$50.07

Total project goal

$333.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$333.81

5 Donors

-$292.05

Donations toward project cost

-$249.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.31

match offer

-$40.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$34.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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