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Ms. Jefferies from Gastonia NC is requesting Computers & Tablets through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Get Fired Up With Reading

My students need 6 Kindle Fires in order to read and grow.

  • $396 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are an extremely diverse group. We are a Title I school which means we are a high poverty school and every student receives free breakfast and lunch. Class reading levels range from second grade to tenth grade within my 6th grade classes.

These children look to their teachers for so much more than a simple education.

They are struggling with the obstacles they face at home, as well as the limitations many of them have as a result of low reading levels. Many have never left the town in which they live. Getting our children to read will allow them to expand on their knowledge of the world around them even though they don't have the monetary ability to travel.

My Project

Having 6 Kindle Fire tablets in the classroom will allow the students to be able to read and choose from a plethora of books. Students will be able to check out a Kindle and get cozy in the reading center and let their sweet minds explore the stories.

Having 6 Kindle Fire tablets in the classroom will open the doors of knowledge and education to my students.

We will be able to download millions of books right at our fingertips. We will be able to explore every genre and find books just right for every student!

Let's get fired up with Kindle Fire tablets!

Ms. Jefferies
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB, Canary Yellow - with Special Offers • Amazon Business $47.49 4 $189.96
Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7" Display, 8 GB, Punch Red - with Special Offers • Amazon Business $44.99 2 $89.98

Materials cost

$279.94

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$21.84

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$335.98

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.29

Total project goal

$395.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$395.27

1 Donor

-$197.63

Donations toward project cost

-$167.99

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.64

match offer

-$197.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$167.99

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.65

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$0.00

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