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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

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. Stewart from Egg Harbor City NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Mindful in the Middle

Help me give my students chime bells and some padded floor chairs to give them a comfortable place to practice mindfulness and meditation.

  • $340 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My co-teacher and I have the joy of teaching a group of students who are fun-loving and challenge-seeking. They love to have voices and roles within the classroom. Our class is made up of individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, strengths, weaknesses, passions, interests, and struggles. We try to employ a variety of different styles of instruction and instructional delivery such as centers, small group work, and interactive notebooks.

Our students thrive when they are engaged by hands-on, relevant activities and are able to see their hard work come to fruition.

With two teachers in the classroom, we strive to reach each of our learners in the most tailored way possible.

My Project

Practicing mindfulness strategies to cope with life's daily and chronic stressors was a personal decision of mine as I was going through college. This choice led me to a place of ease, comfort, and understanding of how living in the present moment allows me to be the best version of myself possible. It's no secret that these practices can do the same for our children.

My students need and deserve a space that is comfortable, safe, and calm to learn and grow academically, socially, and emotionally.

Many of my students already face too much stress at home, so it is essential that they feel at ease in their classrooms. The padded floor chairs will give them a space to meditate, read, color, draw, or carry out any other calming activity they choose. The Energy Chime Three Tone Eastern Zenergy Chime Bell will also help me to manage my classroom better by signaling for students attention in a calm way rather than having hectic transitions. Having these materials in my classroom will support my efforts to make learning more accessible for my students.

Mrs. Stewart
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters 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

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. Stewart is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
bonVIVO Easy II Padded Floor Chair with Adjustable Backrest, Comfortable, Semi-Foldable, and Versatile, for Meditation, Seminars, Reading, TV Watching or Gaming, Elegant Design, Blue & Beige • Amazon Business $44.90 5 $224.50
Energy Chime Three Tone Eastern Zenergy Chime Bell for Teachers' Classroom Management • Amazon Business $14.99 2 $29.98

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


3 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


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":"Egg Harbor City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[6185216],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NJ","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3867247,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":15,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Stewart","authorIds":{"6185216":{"owner":"Mrs. Stewart","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3867247],"proposalHash":"301372137","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21338285,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NDk4OTg4MQ==","NjE4NTIxNg==","NjMyNDU5Mg=="],"teacherId":6185216,"schoolCounty":"Atlantic","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NJ","name":"New Jersey"}}