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

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

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
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
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.

See this teacher's page

Ms. Brackeen from Oklahoma City OK is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

4 days left

Nice and Neat, at Your Seat

Help me give my students the organizational materials to retrain their brain for success/

  • 1 donor
  • $388 still needed
  • 1 donor
  • $388 still needed

My Students

I have 30 of the most tenacious and sagacious first graders in the world. My students come from all over the city; some are even from different parts of the world. They are diverse, tolerant and patient with one another. For this reason, I have elected "1st grade college-bound class of great character" as our title for this school year.

My Project

As teachers, we assume our students know how to organize their instructional materials. Well, we are wrong. We have to teach, monitor, assess and reteach those things we want our students to learn and internalize. The internalization comes with daily practice and reinforcement. Organization is a life-long skill. Students are never too young to be trained on this skill.

I want my students to have pocket storage behind their chairs to facilitate the organization process.

It is a proven fact, students who are organized and prepared for the instructional day are more apt to internalize the instruction. Along with the pocket chair storage, I will teach my students to sharpen their pencils before leaving school each afternoon. My students will end their day organized and prepared for the next day's instruction.

Organization is a life-long skill that students will need to be successful in the workplace. Every aspect of life is affected by being organized. I don't want my students to wait until college to figure out how to organize their instructional materials like I did.

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

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

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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 Ms. Brackeen is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ120X ExtraLarge AtYourSeat Storage Sack 15h x 18w Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $129.00 3 $387.00
ES119 HeavyDuty Electric Pencil Sharpener • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State 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


1 Donor


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


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":"Oklahoma City","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[7484213],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"OK","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":5134665,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":388,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":30,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Brackeen","authorIds":{"7484213":{"owner":"Ms. Brackeen","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":0.39203025551148424,"proposalsOnPage":[5134665],"proposalHash":"-1757826972","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":39.20,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":",1360,x0,y0&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1598475827822","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":7,"teacherChallengeId":21651743,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":7484213,"schoolCounty":"Oklahoma","fullyFunded":false,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":false,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"OK","name":"Oklahoma"}}