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Mrs. Yoakem from Columbus OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Never Enough Books!

My students need a book cart and books at their reading level to become stronger readers.

  • $558 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach second grade at an inner city school. My school receives 100% free breakfast and lunch. My students are excited to come to school and learn every day. They thrive on the support and love they get at school and it really makes a difference in their lives.

Our students come to school at least one year below grade level.

We have to work really hard to get them caught up. It really takes a village to raise a child.

My Project

My students love to read. They are always asking to go to our classroom library and read. I switched grade levels this year and most of my book are for older grades.

I am so happy they want to read but I need more books at their level.

The book cart and bins would allow me to separate the books by reading level. This would allow my students to find just the right book for them to read. The books are a combination of fiction and non fiction so there would be something that sparks an interest for every one.

Mrs. Yoakem
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF464 - Leveled Library Mobile Storage Cart • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 1 $129.00
AA750X - Book Bins - Set of 16 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.50 1 $79.50
LL722 - Level K Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $38.00 1 $38.00
AA842 - Level I Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 1 $32.00
LL719 - Level I Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $32.00 1 $32.00
LL723 - Level L Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $31.00 1 $31.00
LL721 - Level J Nonfiction Extra Book Set - Gr. 1-2 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.00 1 $29.00
AA844 - Level K Extra Book Set - Gr. 2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $26.00 1 $26.00
AA845 - Level L Extra Book Set - Gr. 2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.00 1 $21.00
AA843 - Level J Extra Book Set - Gr. 1-2 - Library 1 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $20.00 1 $20.00

Materials cost

$437.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$474.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.66

Total project goal

$557.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$557.72

2 Donors

-$278.86

Donations toward project cost

-$237.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.83

match offer

-$278.86

Match offer toward project cost

-$237.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$41.83

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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