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Mrs. Velante from Jersey City NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

No More Clutter!

My students need a storage cabinet to keep all of their art supplies and science activities safe.

  • $433 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is made up of 15 sweet preschoolers. They are the youngest members of the school, with a drive to learn and explore everything! The children in our school reside in the inner city, and are from many different countries and backgrounds. Most of my students come from low income families. Pre-K is usually their first school experience, and for some, the first time they will be using English on a daily basis. Preschoolers learn a lot about their world through play and exploration. It's such a rewarding feeling to witness; how they begin to build friendships, and to see their eyes light up as they learn and accomplish new tasks every day.

My Project

Our Pre-K classroom was originally intended for older students. As time went on, and the need for early childhood education grew, some of the classrooms were converted into Pre-K classrooms. The original design of our closets are for taller students, and with the addition of bathrooms, in an already small space, we have very little storage. Having this storage cabinet will help the children put things where they belong.

We love all the activities we get to do, and we are so happy to have the materials we do.

We have a lot of art supplies and science items and they need to be able to be locked up and out of sight. But when there is no place to keep them all safe, things get lost and broken. This cabinet in our classroom will be large, tall, and lockable and can keep many things safe, and bug and mice free. We really need it!

Mrs. Velante
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Sandusky Storage Cabinet, Black, 4-Shelf, 72"H x 36"W x 18"D • Staples Advantage $332.99 1 $332.99

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