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Ms. Starnes from Cordova TN is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Comfortable

My students need a comfortable place to sit and read. The area rug and five bean bag loungers/chairs will provide students with a place to come in, sit down, and relax and enjoy a book.

  • $619 goal

This project expired on July 6, 2012.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow What our library needs is a "sequestered nook"!

Located in a suburban are, the students who use this library are in grades 6-8 and 50% of them are on free and reduced lunch.

Some of the students have access to books in their home, but many rely on the resources in this library to further their reading experiences.

My Project

I have many avid readers who enjoy coming to the library and looking for books. We even have Book Clubs that meet weekly to discuss what we are reading. However, students don't come in the library to sit down read these books. There is not a quiet and comfortable place for them to relax and enjoy reading. The area rug and five bean bag loungers/chairs will provide students with a place to come in, sit down, and read. I believe this will encourage independent reading throughout the school.

Reading is an essential part of any student's academic career and facilitates lifelong learning.

Your donation will help create a "sequestered nook" for middle school students, providing them a place to curl up with a good book and foster a love of reading.

Ms. Starnes
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 875 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CARPET 5'4''X 7'8'' OFF BALANCE RUG SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty Inc. $188.26 1 $188.26
OPTION CLASS - JOY CARPETS - OFF BALANCE RUG COLORS • School Specialty Inc. $0.00 1 $0.00
(01) BRIGHTS - OFF BALANCE- JOY CARPETS • School Specialty Inc. $0.00 1 $0.00
BEAN BAG CHAIR BROWN'S BEAN LOUNGER MAGENTA • School Specialty Inc. $50.36 2 $100.72
CHAIR BEAN BAG HIGHBACK MEDIUM BLUE • School Specialty Inc. $50.36 3 $151.08

Materials cost

$440.06

Vendor shipping charges

$44.01

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$525.67

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$92.77

Total project goal

$618.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$618.44

5 Donors

-$412.61

Donations toward project cost

-$355.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.94

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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