You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Edinger from Buckley MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Learn to Fly

My students need a swing set and swings for our preschool playground.

  • $1,097 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Play is often talked about as a relief from serious learning. For children, play is serious learning."—Mr. Rogers

My class consists of 16 four-year-olds who love life!

We are in a very small, poverty-stricken community. Our school district is one building for kindergarten through 12th grade. Our classroom is a small building outside of the main school building. We have our own small fenced-in area with limited things to do. We believe in play-based learning in our classroom.

"Play in the dirt, because life is too short to have clean fingernails." As you can see in our picture, my kids LOVE dirt!

My Project

Many preschool students need constant movement. Spinning, running, climbing, swaying, jumping, name it, they do it. We have equipment for the preschoolers to do many different types of movement except one, and that is swinging.

Swinging has many benefits for kids besides that it is just fun to do.

Swinging helps build core muscles for children and helps develop a sense of balance. For some students, especially those with sensory processing disorders (which we see quite often), the back and forth motion of a swing can be extremely calming.

Having swings on or little playground would be a great addition to our outside time but would also provide calming breaks for some of our students throughout the day.

Mrs. Edinger
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Edinger is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MOLDED RUBBER SEAT IN BLACK WITH PVC CHAINS - 8' BEAM - 2 SEATS • School Specialty $230.97 1 $230.97
BLUE (25)- NPS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Buckley","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2141980],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3201407,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":16,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Edinger","authorIds":{"2141980":{"owner":"Mrs. Edinger","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3201407],"proposalHash":"1108181101","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":19,"teacherChallengeId":348593,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":2141980,"schoolCounty":"Wexford","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MI","name":"Michigan"}}