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Ms. Dahlin from Roseville MN is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Literary Merit Badges Rock!

Help me give my students a ChiButtons button press and materials so that they can celebrate their reading and encourage everyone else to read too!

  • $322 goal

This project expired on January 14, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Just outside St Paul, Minnesota is Roseville - an amazing city that has embraced all its families and believes that all students need to become lifelong readers. My students are part of a new group called The Lit Society that partners with the local library to run both the summer reading program and a new literary Merit Badge program for all high school students.

We want to show the world that teen reading is not a lost art and that it is something that everyone needs to celebrate.

My Project

Remember those little buttons you collected in the 80s and used to decorate your backpack and jean jacket? Teenagers still love collecting these! And my students want to harness that spirit to motivate their peers to take part in a new reading project called Literary Merit Badges. By using a ChiButtons press to make buttons students can earn and collect, they will encourage others to read and get prepared for college level reading.

Just like Scouts complete projects to earn badges, my students will be part of a school-wide project to celebrate reading in all its glories.

Food, travel, poetry, biography, drama, comedy, environmentalism, fiction, film, social justice, and politics are just a few of the reading projects my students need to develop the broad literacy necessary for success in college!

Ms. Dahlin
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ChiButtons (KIT) 25MM(1") BADGE MACHINE BUTTON MAKER PRESS-B400 + MOULD + 500 PARTS + CIRCLE CUTTER (Black) • Amazon Business $169.99 1 $169.99
ChiButtons 25mm Metal Pin Badge Round (500Sets) Metric System • Amazon Business $69.99 1 $69.99

Materials cost

$239.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$273.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$48.28

Total project goal

$321.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$321.86

4 Donors

-$231.86

Donations toward project cost

-$197.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$34.78

match offer

-$90.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$76.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.50

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$0.00

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