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Ms. Symons from Bronx NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Mrs. Symons' K/1 Relaxation Rug

Help me give my students the chance for relaxation on a warm, colorful, clean rug that they can listen and learn on in the classroom.

  • $403 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember sitting on a nice, warm rug when you were in school, listening to a story? Think of how good it felt to be sitting with your friends, listening to the story.

My students in the Bronx are coming to school for the first time with inquisitive minds.

Many of them have never experienced a true learning environment that they are about to embark on. Each one of them has different learning styles. Many of the students in our school do not always have the luxury of being read to or the warmth of a rug at home.

Each and every day the students will have the opportunity to utilize their new rug throughout the day giving them a sense of warmth while learning.

My Project

During learning students should be comfortable and warm giving them a chance to focus on a lesson or just a laid back read aloud. When entering the room the rug is always the focus area and with bright colors, the students will enjoy gathering to listen and share their thoughts daily. The floor is too cold for anyone and with a nice new rug they will be relaxed for their day ahead. Many of these students don't have that comfort in their daily lives. They at the very least should receive it at school, where they will always know they are safe and warm. This will help them understand the importance of their educational career.

Ms. Symons
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CHILDCRAFT ABC FURNISHING LEARNING A-Z 8 X 12 RECTANGLE • School Specialty $279.97 1 $279.97

Materials cost

$279.97

Vendor shipping charges

$28.00

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$342.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$60.38

Total project goal

$402.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$402.55

4 Donors

-$284.85

Donations toward project cost

-$247.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.27

match offer

-$111.28

Match offer toward project cost

-$94.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.69

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$6.42

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$0.00

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