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
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
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.

Mrs. Seeba Solano from Brandon FL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Never TOO Old for a Story

My students need subscriptions to Storyworks Junior to have access to real life and colorful texts to be engaged and excited to learn.

  • $252 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school has the privilege to teach a wide variety of students. They are mostly from the nearby neighborhoods where our student population is changing slowly. We are becoming a low-income school where our children are not given the opportunities or resources that others may receive.

It is imperative to enhance and engage these students so they can understand the importance of a solid education.

As a district, we provide the students many black and white copied stories to read, but these lack the colorful text that really pulls students into learning.

My Project

By providing the students with subscriptions to the magazine Storyworks Junior, they will be fully engaged in our daily learning due to the colorful pictures and real photographs. Students need to opportunity to read a variety of texts and genres, and this is the perfect magazine for them.

Wouldn't you choose a colorful text over a black and white one?

My students will have the opportunity read not only fiction but also nonfiction and even put on plays found in Storyworks. I also have the ESE fused classroom this year, so it's that much more important to find resources that interest and catch students' eyes!

I have used Storyworks in the past, and the students are always excited to see what they will be reading about in it next. How T.V.s have changed? How toilets have evolved over time? What was the first hamburger joint in the U.S.? All of these topics make it easier for students to grasp the standards that they are expected to learn.

Mrs. Seeba Solano
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 40 students.

6 donors have given to this project.

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. Seeba Solano is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Storyworks Junior, Grades 2 - 3 - 6 issues / Min. 10 Subscriptions / Grade 2–3 • Scholastic Classroom Magazines $8.25 20 $165.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


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


6 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


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":"Brandon","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[787248],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"FL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3538303,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":40,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Seeba Solano","isEquityFocus":true,"authorIds":{"787248":{"owner":"Mrs. Seeba Solano","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3538303],"proposalHash":"-150859291","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":19,"teacherChallengeId":134746,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":787248,"schoolCounty":"Hillsborough","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"FL","name":"Florida"}}