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 »
Menu
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.

 

Mrs. Gill from Brandon FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making Reading Comfy

My students need a carpet, beanbag chairs and a variety of leveled readers to enjoy.

  • $682 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My first grade students really enjoy reading. We have one rug that they all try to read on. I would love to be able to offer more comfy corners with leveled readers to encourage all my students.

My first grade students are excited young readers.

They just can't seem to get enough literature. Since my students' reading levels vary everyone would benefit from a comfy corner packed with leveled fiction and non-fiction readers. My class deserves a warm and encouraging atmosphere that would help them become the best readers they can be.

My Project

During our reading time students share one rug or sit on the hard tile floor. The resources I am requesting will encourage more independent reading away from any distractions. I also want my class to feel successful when they read. Having a variety of leveled readers will provide children with the opportunity to select their "Just Right" Book.

Reading is so important at all ages.

But to inspire and encourage children to keep reading they need to feel successful and comfortable. By giving my class a variety of books to choose from and a nice comfy spot to read in we can help children love to read.

Read More
Mrs. Gill
Grades PreK-2
More than half of 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

18 donors18 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 18 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. Gill is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CK30GR - Big Beanbag Seat - Green • Lakeshore Learning $59.95 2 $119.90
HH678 - In the Ocean Carpet • Lakeshore Learning $99.00 1 $99.00
I Can Read! Series - Level 1 Book Set • Nasco $42.75 1 $42.75
Step Into Reading: Step 1 - Ready to Read, Set 2 • Nasco $32.50 1 $32.50
Step Into Reading: Step 2 - Reading with Help, Set 1 • Nasco $28.75 1 $28.75
Step Into Reading: Step 2 - Reading with Help, Set 2 • Nasco $28.75 1 $28.75
Step Into Reading: Step 3 - Reading On Your Own, Set 1 • Nasco $32.50 1 $32.50
Step Into Reading: Step 1 - Ready to Read, Set 1 • Nasco $32.50 1 $32.50
All Aboard Science Readers Level 1 • Nasco $29.50 1 $29.50
Science Vocabulary Readers - Animal Groups • Nasco $61.95 1 $61.95

Materials cost

$508.10

Vendor shipping charges

$28.92

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.62

Fulfillment labor & materials

$35.00

Total project cost

$579.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$102.29

Total project goal

$681.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$681.93

18 Donors

-$680.74

Donations toward project cost

-$579.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$101.10

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.19

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Brandon","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[792929],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"FL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":510675,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/making-reading-comfy/510675/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":18,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Gill","authorIds":{"792929":{"owner":"Mrs. Gill","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[510675],"proposalHash":"1263280559","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-5_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":136985,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":792929,"schoolCounty":"Hillsborough","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"FL","name":"Florida"}}