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Mrs. Zimmerman from Aubrey TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Light Up Their World

Help me give my students a comfortable and calm environment that encourages readers and writers.

  • $169 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from varied backgrounds. Many are transient, moving in and out of the district as the school year progresses. The other portion of my schools' population has grown up in this small yet growing, with many growing pains might I add, community.

Students are driven but often do not have the means to support these dreams.

I wish to provide them with a safe environment to improve, grow and write.

They are devoted to their futures and plan on attending college despite the fact that they will all be paying for their higher education themselves.

My Project

The fluorescent lights are headache-inducing. I suffer from migraines and I have two students who do as well. The lights in my classroom do not help this.

Also, I am looking for a homey and comforting vibe for my students, mostly high school AP seniors, as they balance their transition into the adult world.

Please help me provide a comfortable yet rigorous atmosphere as my students find their voice as they write (frequently) and read (frequently).

My classroom often becomes a home-away-from-home for the students and little things like this allow them to feel comfortable. With so much reading and writing happening every day.

Mrs. Zimmerman
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Simple Designs Home LF2000-WHT Floor Lamp with Reading Light, White • Amazon Business $29.99 1 $29.99
Ikea 101.398.79 "NOT" Floor Uplight Lamp 69-inch includes IKEA LED Light Bulb E26 5W 400 Lumen • Amazon Business $28.73 1 $28.73
Globe Electric 67135 Delilah 72" Torchiere Adjustable Reading Light, Plastic, 3-Step Floor Lamp Socket, Rotary On/Off Switch, 72.88", Matte Black with Frosted Shade • Amazon Business $27.99 1 $27.99
Floor Lamp by Light Accents - Mary Floor Lamp for Living Rooms - Standing lamp - Pole Light - Torchiere Floor Lamp - Bedroom Floor Lamp - Torch Lamps Bright Reading Light with White Shade - Black • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95

Materials cost

$111.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$143.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.29

Total project goal

$168.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$168.62

2 Donors

-$163.33

Donations toward project cost

-$143.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.29

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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