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Ms. Gehrs from Winston Salem NC is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mercy Watson Books for My Brilliant Students

Help me give my students books by Kate DiCamillo to enjoy over winter break.

  • $165 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

This is my 13th year teaching at the best "little school in the hood that could," as my principal says. We are a low-income and high-minority school. Even though my students may not always have a lot, they do not let that stop them from learning. They always come into my classroom eager and excited to learn.

They are constantly giving me hugs and writing me notes to tell me how much they love school.

I never want this joy and excitement for education to stop. That's why I need to keep finding new ways to keep them motivated and on task. They have so much energy and enthusiasm. I just want to see it channeled in the right way.

My Project

I teach 2nd grade at a Title I school. I am always looking for ways to get my students excited about reading.

This year my students have fallen in love with Mercy Watson books, and I want to continue that excitement over winter break.

I would love to be able to give each of my students a Mercy Watson book to read over the holidays. Many of them do not have a lot of reading materials at home.

I also would love to be able to keep a boxed set of Mercy Watson books in my classroom library for my students to enjoy as well as other books by Kate Dicamillo.

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Ms. Gehrs
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mercy Watson Boxed Set: Adventures of a Porcine Wonder • Amazon Business $16.49 5 $82.45
Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One • Amazon Business $5.89 1 $5.89
Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Four • Amazon Business $4.59 1 $4.59
Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln?: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Three • Amazon Business $4.32 1 $4.32
Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Two • Amazon Business $3.49 1 $3.49

Materials cost

$100.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.86

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.51

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$140.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.73

Total project goal

$164.84

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$164.84

1 Donor

-$70.06

Donations toward project cost

-$70.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$82.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$70.05

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.36

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.36

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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