You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. McGaffigan from Lowell MA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Lost in Literacy on Comfy Bean Bag Chairs

My students need comfy bean bags chairs and a rug to relax on while they enjoy reading chapter books.

  • $587 goal

This project expired on July 29, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Each child knows they are a valuable member of our whole school community. Our school is in a low income district. Our staff has set high expectations for students and collaboratively worked to make our school one of the top performing schools in the district. Our students value education and strive to achieve every goal they set across all academic areas. Achieving these goals are not always easy as factors outside of school can impact student learning.

Despite these outside factors, my students arrive each day prepared to take risks, overcome obstacles and accept every challenge we place in front of them.

Each student and staff member knows they play a key role in our learning community. Together we learn from mistakes, revisit curriculum and take learning to a whole new level. One team. One goal. No limits.

My Project

Second Graders are so excited about Reading. Reading chapter books is a huge motivator mid year in second grade. A comfy corner where students can curl up with a good chapter book is exactly what my students need. Often times, students have difficulty getting comfortable during Independent Reading. Comfy bean bag chairs and a rug would provide the perfect place to spend Independent Reading time.

My students need a reading nook, where they can become lost in the literacy they are reading.

A place that provides them with the opportunity to imagine themselves in the character's shoes. Our classroom has the perfect corner to create a comfy reading nook. Comfy chairs and a rug would continue to build my students love for reading. Please help my students achieve their 2018 Literacy goals by providing them with a space to become lost in literacy.

Mrs. McGaffigan
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. McGaffigan is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DEW DROP BEAN BAG CHAIR - SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $55.97 4 $223.88
CARPET UNDER WATER 5FT 4IN X 7FT 8IN RUG • School Specialty $195.97 1 $195.97
ECR4KIDS CLASSIC BEAN BAG • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
NAVY (NV) - ECR4KIDS • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


4 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Lowell","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5160562],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":3180108,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":22,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. McGaffigan","authorIds":{"5160562":{"owner":"Mrs. McGaffigan","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3180108],"proposalHash":"-326084780","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21138196,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzA1ODUyMQ==","NTIzNjYzOA==","NTM1NzgzNA==","NTMyMDE0Mw=="],"teacherId":5160562,"schoolCounty":"Middlesex","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MA","name":"Massachusetts"}}