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Mrs. Silva from Hilo HI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Let's Make Space!

My students need desk that can move with our class size.

  • $1,028 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am a grade four teacher at a Title I Elementary school in Hilo, Hawaii. I teach fourth grade in an inclusion setting with a co-teacher. In our grade level, our students rotate for math, ELA, and sciences, therefore we will see each and every fourth-grade student in our school (nearly 175 students!)

It is important to us that each and every student comes to school excited to learn every day.

As an inclusive classroom, we understand that the world can be a challenging place. We want our classroom to feel like a safe place where students can learn and explore together.

My Project

The Island of Hawaii has had an ongoing natural disaster. The active volcano has left many families without homes and therefore many children are being displaced from their previous schools. Students will need to transfer into the surrounding districts come next school year. For students who have not had to evacuate they have had to deal with daily stressors such as daily earthquakes and air pollution in the form of Vog.

It is expected that many students will need to transfer to my school.

Making my large class even larger. I want to make sure that all students have a comfortable place to learn, so I am making room for our new friends. I am asking for donations for flexible desk. These desks can be used individually or in groups. They can easily flex into the current classroom arrangements. I want to make sure that all students have a smooth transition into my classroom come next school year. Please help me incorporate working areas for our new friends.

I am trying to create a peaceful classroom for our students during this time of uncertainty.

Mrs. Silva
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 175 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC787 - Flex-Space Wedge Mobile Student Desk • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 4 $796.00

Materials cost

$796.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$35.02

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.94

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$872.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$154.05

Total project goal

$1,027.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,027.01

4 Donors

-$102.03

Donations toward project cost

-$92.43

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.60

match offer

-$918.27

Match offer toward project cost

-$780.53

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$137.74

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.71

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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