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Mrs. I. from Fort Smith AR is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Making the Most of our Materials

My students need desk organizers to help keep them focused and ready to learn.

  • $287 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 9th grade English at a junior high school in a city of about 86,000 people.

Eighty-eight percent of my students are minority, ninety-two percent qualify for free or reduced lunch, but one hundred percent are smart, amazing kids who deserve the best.

Many of them are independent, self-reliant people who have had to grown up quickly in their 14 or 15 short years. My goal is to make their time with me memorable and special.

Please help me accomplish my goal.

My Project

These desk organizers will help my students keep up with their materials, while still holding them accountable.

Many of my students lack the organizational skills needed to be successful in the secondary classroom.

They struggle to keep assignments and important papers from one day to the next, making it difficult to complete assignments. Invaluable time is spent making extra copies and searching bags and lockers for assignments that have been lost or thrown away.

These desk organizers will allow students to store important materials that they will need on a daily basis, thus increasing their productivity and success rate. My students are not allowed to bring backpacks to class, and their lockers are very small. With these desk organizers, important documents and supplies will be handy at all times!

Mrs. I.
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 140 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Surblue Caddy Hanging Organizer Bedside Storage Bag for Bunk and Hospital Beds, Dorm Rooms Bed Rails(8 Pockets) • Amazon Business $12.99 15 $194.85

Materials cost

$194.85

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$16.08

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.92

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$243.85

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.03

Total project goal

$286.88

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$286.88

2 Donors

-$282.47

Donations toward project cost

-$243.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$38.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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$0.00

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