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Ms. Dodd from Asheville NC is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Classroom Supplies and Furniture!

Help me give my students a bookshelf that will help to organize our daily work task notebooks as well as Velcro which is a necessity for all special education classrooms.

  • $186 goal

This project expired on May 6, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out!" Dr. Seuss

The students are in an Intensive Intervention Special Education classroom.

The majority of my students have Autism and are non-verbal. We live in a rural community in Western North Carolina. My students learn from using their hands to manipulate materials. They require tactile sensory materials to make needed gains in the classroom. The students work hard to earn time on the classroom iPads. They use this time to decompress and gain motivation to continue work in the classroom.

My Project

In our classroom we have individual work task notebooks that our students use daily all through out the day. The current bookshelf that holds our workbooks is old and broken. We are in need of a new bookshelf to hold these notebooks safely. As a special education teacher you live and breath Velcro and lamination. The amount of Velcro that we use in class is overwhelming and can be very expensive to purchase over time.

As a special education teacher, I have purchased and made workbooks that my students use daily to work on functional and academic tasks.

These notebooks are an integral part of our daily instruction. My students need to have access to these books so that they can build up there independent work skills. Having a nice bookshelf in the classroom allows me to know that the students can safely get work tasks to work in the classroom.

Ms. Dodd
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Classroom Storage Cabinet, 2 Shelves with Back • Amazon Business $89.99 1 $89.99
Vkey 1000pcs (500 Pair Sets) 20mm Diameter Sticky Back Coins Hook & Loop Self Adhesive Dots Tapes White-Delivery by FBA • Amazon Business $13.39 2 $26.78

Materials cost

$116.77

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$9.11

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$157.63

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.82

Total project goal

$185.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$185.45

1 Donor

-$185.45

Donations toward project cost

-$157.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.82

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$0.00

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