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Ms. Kim from Jackson Heights NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

No More Piles Because We Can File with Smiles!

Help me give my students materials to organize such as a file cabinet and folders.

  • $591 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am teaching 30 amazing second-grade students, with and without special needs, who would love your help! Our school is a Title I school, located in an area of New York where there is high poverty. Any and all help would be truly beneficial to each individual!

Free breakfast and lunch are provided for students at our school.

The students are eager to learn and come to school with a smile on their faces each day! You can make all 30 smiles even bigger with your help and contribution!

My Project

"With organization comes empowerment." -Lynda Peterson. Allowing students to take responsibility of their belongings and learning organization skills will lead to ownership, which will lead into success!

As their teacher, one of the lifelong lessons I want to teach my students is the value of organization and responsibility.

I want to be able to model these skills and also give them the opportunity to utilize these skills.

As you many know, one thing a school has too much of is paper! Where do you think all of the paper goes? We would love a file cabinet to store students' work and data. We are also asking for hanging folders so each child can file and access their own work when they need to - it will be like their own portfolio! Please help reduce the paper clutter and the stress that comes along with it. We are so excited to learn and practice our organizational skills with your help!

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CLASSROOM SELECT COLORS 3-DRAWER LATERAL FILE CABINET 42''W X 19-1/4''D X 40-7/8''H SPECIFY COLOR • School Specialty $397.57 1 $397.57
FILE FOLDER HANGING LGL ASST PACK OF 25 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $14.19 1 $14.19
FILE FOLDER HANGING LTR YELLOW PACK OF 25 - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $11.35 1 $11.35
CLASSROOM SELECT FILING CABINET BRIGHT COLORS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
YELLOW (EY)IND • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$423.11

Vendor shipping charges

$42.31

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.35

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$501.77

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.55

Total project goal

$590.32

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$590.32

2 Donors

-$307.00

Donations toward project cost

-$271.45

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.55

Matching donations from our partners

-$270.96

Match offers toward project cost

-$230.32

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$40.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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