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Mrs. Wasick from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Little Ears Need a Listening Center

Help me give my students a listening center to follow along with their favorite books, and storage to keep the listening center tidy and accessible.

  • $645 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am excited to be providing educational experiences to at-risk four and five year-old children in a free pre-kindergarten classroom. These kiddos are creative, curious, and eager to learn. Many of our students are overcoming odds, as all of our students come from low-income households, and many come from traumatic backgrounds.

We strive to provide opportunities that our at-risk students may not otherwise have, or be able to enjoy.

We are eager to create life-long learners, through thoughtful instruction, and materials, both in our indoor and outdoor classrooms.

My Project

Our at-risk students LOVE being read to! With only 2 teachers, and 16 children who want to choose a book to read, we could use some help! A listening center will help offer more children the opportunity to have books read to them. We have books that coincide with our curriculum, as well as some of the children's favorite books, on CD. Now, we just need the CD player, headphones, and a storage shelf to make this happen!

Our at-risk students WANT to be read to, and we want to continue their love for books and being read to.

We find this so important, that the listening center already has a 'home' in our classroom. That means that I already have a spot that it will fit perfectly! Thank you for helping us to fill in the listening center space, and for assisting in the continuation of a love for books and reading in our preschool students.

Mrs. Wasick
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
QS AUDIO CENTER MOBILE STATION • School Specialty $282.77 1 $282.77
CALIFONE LISTENING CENTER SPIRIT - 4 PERSON - 1776PLC • School Specialty $181.97 1 $181.97

Materials cost

$464.74

Vendor shipping charges

$46.47

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.97

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$548.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.74

Total project goal

$644.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$644.92

3 Donors

-$323.00

Donations toward project cost

-$274.55

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.45

match offer

-$321.92

Match offer toward project cost

-$273.63

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$48.29

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$0.00

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