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Mrs. Mihal from Gary IN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

New Supplies for Phenomenal Scholars

My students need a new area rug and bean bag chair to make their new classroom library comfy and cozy! They are also in need of reading and math materials.

  • $689 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hardworking, intelligent youngsters that come to class each day eager to learn. Our school provides opportunities for children to discover, achieve, and prepare for success in college, incorporating an arts-infused philosophy. As a teacher in a low-income/high poverty school district, my students are faced with several challenges both in and out of the classroom. In most cases, students are unable to provide the necessary supplies needed for the school year. They are in dire need of resources that will allow them to stay organized and keep them motivated which will allow them to showcase their incredible capabilities artistically and academically. These children are very creative and love to showcase their hard work and effort. With your help, my students will be able to reach their goals without having to worry about having adequate supplies.

My Project

As a special education teacher, I understand the importance of providing my students with a comfortable, safe and inviting learning environment. New bean bag chairs and carpet will provide my students with the comfort and security they need to unwind and regroup before and after lessons. Our classroom is in dire need of supplemental resources. ELA and Math workbooks will help those students that may need additional academic support. Basic supplies such as pencils, erasers, and folders are a definite MUST! My scholars need to be prepared for class daily. Having these supplies available keeps students stress free and focused on their work.

Mrs. Mihal
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Big Joe Dorm Bean Bag Chair, Sapphire • Amazon Business $29.88 2 $59.76
Post-it Super Sticky Easel Pad, 25 x 30 Inches, 30 Sheets/Pad, 2 Pads (559), Large White Premium Self Stick Flip Chart Paper, Super Sticking Power • Amazon Business $37.31 1 $37.31
Extra Large 79" x 40"! Kids Carpet Playmat Rug City Life -Great For Playing With Cars & Toys - Play Safe Learn Educational & Have Fun -Ideal Gift For Children Baby Bedroom Play Room Game Play Mat Area • Amazon Business $33.99 1 $33.99
Oxford Twin Pocket Folders with Fasteners - 10 Pack, Purple (57783) • Amazon Business $10.99 2 $21.98
180 Days of High-Frequency Words for First Grade (180 Days of Practice) • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
PARCC Test Prep: Grade 4 English Language Arts Literacy (ELA) Practice Workbook and Full-length Online Assessments: PARCC Study Guide • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
PARCC Test Prep: Grade 3 English Language Arts Literacy (ELA) Practice Workbook and Full-length Online Assessments: PARCC Study Guide • Amazon Business $19.95 1 $19.95
PURELL Advanced Hand Sanitizer Gel, 2L, Pack of 1 • Amazon Business $19.89 1 $19.89
180 Days of Reading for First Grade (Ages 5 - 7) Easy-to-Use First Grade Workbook to Improve Reading Comprehension Quickly, Fun Daily Phonics Practice for 1st Grade Reading (180 Days of Practice) • Amazon Business $17.99 1 $17.99
Daily Word Problems, Grade 1 Math • Amazon Business $17.18 1 $17.18
180 Days of Reading for Kindergarten (Ages 4 - 6) Easy-to-Use Kindergarten Workbook to Improve Reading Comprehension Quickly, Fun Daily Phonics Practice for Kindergarten Reading (180 Days of Practice) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
180 Days of Problem Solving for Third Grade (180 Days of Practice) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
Math Minutes, 2nd Grade (One Hundred Minutes to Better Basic Skills) • Amazon Business $16.99 1 $16.99
180 Days of Reading for Second Grade (Ages 6 - 8) Easy-to-Use 2nd Grade Workbook to Improve Reading Comprehension Quickly, Fun Daily Phonics Practice for 2nd Grade Reading (180 Days of Practice) • Amazon Business $15.97 1 $15.97
iScholar Gross Pack Pencils, #2, Yellow, Box of 144 (33144) • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
Daily Word Problems, Grade 3 • Amazon Business $15.19 1 $15.19
Daily Word Problems, Grade 4 • Amazon Business $15.00 1 $15.00
180 Days of Problem Solving for First Grade (180 Days of Practice) • Amazon Business $14.84 1 $14.84
Math Minutes, 5th Grade (CTP 2587) • Amazon Business $12.74 1 $12.74
Math Minutes, 3rd Grade (CTP 2585) • Amazon Business $11.30 1 $11.30
Common Core Math Workbook, Grade 4: Multiple Choice, Daily Math Practice Grade 4 • Amazon Business $10.79 1 $10.79
Sharpie Liquid Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted Colors, 10 Count • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Common Core Math Workbook, Grade 4: Free Response, Daily Math Practice Grade 4 • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Big Kindergarten Workbook, Ages 5-6, K, 320 pages, outstanding quality, prepares kindergartners for success, essential skills • Amazon Business $9.97 1 $9.97
Common Core Language Arts 4 Today, Grade 3 (Common Core 4 Today) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Spectrum Reading Workbook, Grade 4 • Amazon Business $8.90 1 $8.90
Spectrum Vocabulary, Grade 4 • Amazon Business $8.68 1 $8.68
Common Core Connections Language Arts, Grade 1 • Amazon Business $7.82 1 $7.82
Sight Words (Trace with Me) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grade 4 • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Scholastic Success with Math Tests, Grade 4 (Scholastic Success with Workbooks: Tests Math) • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Scholastic Success with Reading Comprehension, Grades 1 • Amazon Business $5.99 1 $5.99
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Large, 12 Count • Amazon Business $5.98 1 $5.98
Reading Comprehension, Grade 1 (Master Skills) • Amazon Business $5.65 1 $5.65
First Grade Skills: Gold Star Edition (Home Workbooks) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
Phonics for First Grade, Grade 1: Gold Star Edition (Home Workbooks) • Amazon Business $4.49 1 $4.49
100 Words Kids Need to Read by 1st Grade: Sight Word Practice to Build Strong Readers • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95
Beginning Reading 1-2 (Deluxe Workbook) • Amazon Business $3.57 1 $3.57

Materials cost

$547.28

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$8.21

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$585.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$103.32

Total project goal

$688.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$688.81

4 Donors

-$688.81

Donations toward project cost

-$585.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$103.32

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$0.00

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