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Mrs. Haddad from Charleston WV is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let Reading Take You on a Lifetime Journey!

My students need an inviting environment in which to enjoy the wonders of reading! Thank you so much!

  • $964 goal

This project expired on October 17, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a Library Media Specialist servicing Alum Creek Elementary, a Title I. school. The majority of our students come from low SES backgrounds, and they need lots of encouragement in using language. Therefore, I have worked to improve our facilities for the past 15 years by encouraging students to read, read, read! Also, I teach writing skills as well. I love my students so much, and I really go out of my way to make annual improvements for their experiences in the library. Even though our students do not have a lot of luxuries, it doesn't not stop them from being kind, considerate and caring. They appreciate what is given to them, and they recognize the teachers efforts in creating an inviting and homey feel to our classrooms. I understand where they are coming from, for I was literally a former at-risk student myself. I understand how they feel, and I what they are going through (especially with the lack of support at home). Our kids are so sweet, and I love them too much!

My Project

I really have worked hard to build a super collection of books. Now I need an inviting space to persuade the kids to pick up the books and enjoy the wonders of reading. Our community is quite rural, and access to a public library is difficult for many; therefore, for the majority of the school, my school library is their only source. I need to make it as inviting as possible! Reading can be a wonderful ESCAPE from their home lives, can open doors to unknown worlds, and connect themselves to the big wide world that is out there for them to explore!

Mrs. Haddad
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 185 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
OFM 2001-2312 Jupiter Series Nesting Stool, Red • Amazon Business $125.53 2 $251.06
OFM 2001-2331 Jupiter Series Nesting Stool, Green • Amazon Business $119.99 2 $239.98
OFM 2001-2336 Jupiter Series Nesting Stool, Blue • Amazon Business $119.99 2 $239.98
Wallmonkeys Dragon Wall Decal Peel and Stick Graphic WM87410 (24 in W x 20 in H) • Amazon Business $27.15 1 $27.15
DCTOP Stars Wall Decals (248 Decals) Wall Stickers Removable Home Decoration Easy to Peel Stick Painted Walls Metallic Vinyl Polka Wall Decor Sticker for Baby Kids Nursery Bedroom (Gold&Silver Stars) • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99

Materials cost

$777.16

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.66

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$818.82

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$144.50

Total project goal

$963.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$963.32

2 Donors

-$947.52

Donations toward project cost

-$818.82

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$128.70

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$15.80

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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