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Ms. Fanning from Chico CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Love And Learning Will Rise From The Ashes

Help me give my students a new classroom in which we can heal, love, and feel safe.

  • $1,020 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students and I have lost our classroom, but not each other. As I write this I am thinking about my beautiful students who are some of my favorite people. They come to school each day eager to learn and excited to be together. Some may not have much at home, but we are a small family in our classroom. My students are thoughtful and kind- they check in with each other throughout the day.

My students are empathetic, compassionate, curious, and full of wonder-they work hard, play hard, and love hard.

Each day I watch as my students faces light up with curiosity and wonder about their world as they explore it. On my worst day, my students can make it one the best. It is my privilege and honor to be with them every day.

My Project

This project will help me and my students start to get a little bit of normal back in our lives after losing our classroom.

On November 8, 2018 we lost our entire school in the Camp Fire in Paradise CA.

Our classroom was a second home for my students, and for me. This project has been created to start making a new classroom for my students. Most of them have lost their homes, as well as their school.

I need to build a classroom that will provide safety, healing, and love for my students while we work on coping with this loss together. I would like to replace basic school supplies like a rug, pencils and a sharpener, especially art supplies like crayons, clay and markers. I will be using music and art as a way to help my students begin healing. Thank you for being part of our healing and renewing process. We will rise from the ashes.

Ms. Fanning
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LA952 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 30 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $479.00 1 $479.00
Crayola Classpack Washable Markers, Broad Point, Assorted Colors, 200/Box • Staples Advantage $65.14 1 $65.14
Electric School Pencil Sharpener Pro Blue-gray • Teachers' School Supply $64.53 1 $64.53
Crayola Classpack Crayons, 800/Box (52-8016) • Staples Advantage $60.10 1 $60.10
SCISSORS SCHOOLWORKS 5 IN BLUNT WITH RACK PK OF 12 • School Specialty $16.11 2 $32.22
CLAY MODELING SCHOOL SMART STANDARD ASST 5LB • School Specialty $9.72 2 $19.44
Beginner Pencil with Eraser • Teachers' School Supply $8.13 2 $16.26
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., White, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.31 3 $6.93

Materials cost

$743.62

Vendor shipping charges

$14.06

State sales tax

$68.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$866.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$152.98

Total project goal

$1,019.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,019.85

13 Donors

-$1,018.08

Donations toward project cost

-$866.87

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$151.21

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.77

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$0.00

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