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Mrs. Siebert from North Charleston SC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Keeping Lit Real

Help me give my students a literacy rich environment with updated, relevant literature and an awesome new carpet.

  • $477 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

At our high poverty/low income school district, my students are faced with several obstacles on a daily basis. To combat these challenges, I am determined to give these students the best learning experiences possible.

My students are creative, smart, and ready to learn!

They crave positive attention and are always on the move. 75% of the students at my school receive free and/or reduced-price breakfast and lunch. Many of them have an abnormal family life. Despite these challenges, I feel that ALL students should receive the best opportunities available to them to help them grow as learners.

My Project

A literacy rich environment is a must in any classroom, especially the fourth grade! The books I've chosen are new and appealing to even the most reluctant readers. The carpet is useful for numerous reasons. For one, it creates a great, comfortable area for the students to read in. For another, it showcases the cursive alphabet, which is something that my fourth graders need a lot of practice with.

By donating to our project, you will help to cultivate the love of reading with relevant and up and coming literature in a stimulating environment.

Students will be able to browse through various kinds of literature while relaxing in a print rich environment in which they are comfortable and safe.

Mrs. Siebert
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Flagship Carpets FE288-44A Handwriting Samplers, Children's Classroom Educational Rug, 7'6"x12', Rectangle • Amazon Business $276.88 1 $276.88
Andy Griffiths Treehouse Collection 7 Books Set (The 65-Storey Treehouse, The 52-Storey Treehouse, The 39-Storey Treehouse, The 13-Storey Treehouse, The 26-Storey Treehouse, The 78-Storey Treehouse, T • Amazon Business $44.99 1 $44.99
Tops & Bottoms (Caldecott Honor Book) • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Voices in the Park • Amazon Business $7.75 1 $7.75

Materials cost

$341.61

Vendor shipping charges

$3.98

State sales tax

$24.08

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.12

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$404.79

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.43

Total project goal

$476.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$476.22

8 Donors

-$454.91

Donations toward project cost

-$394.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.74

match offer

-$12.50

Match offer toward project cost

-$10.62

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$1.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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Project Activity

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