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Mrs. Anderson from Dallas OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Oakdale 2019-2020 Book Drive

Help me give my students books for reading at home! All books will go directly into the hands of students.

  • $999 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Oakdale is a Title I school filled with kids who love books! Students in this building are kind, energetic and excited to learn. They love books and they are overjoyed when they are gifted a new book from a teacher or staff member in our building. Many students are lacking in books and need more books to fill their homes. As a teacher in this building it is my goal to increase reading and a love for reading in my students.

A love of reading is a philosophy we treasure in our building and providing students with books for home allows students to carry this love of reading over to their homes.

Our students spend each day hearing wonderful stories and cannot wait for the moment their teacher will be reading to them. It is our goal that reading will not stop at our doors, but carry over to the bus ride home all the way to snuggling in with a good book at bedtime.

My Project

Oakdale will be handing out books to all of our students at the end of the school year for summer reading. Our goal is to fill homes with more books for kids to enjoy. Students are so energized and excited to be given new books to have and treasure as they leave our doors for their summer vacations.

Smiles will creep over kids faces as they walk into the gym at the end of the school year with piles of books waiting to be chosen and taken home!

Each student at Oakdale will leave our building with books in hand for summer reading. This summer reading will help students grow as readers even when school is not in session.

Reading is an essential skill children will be learning this year. It builds a foundation for all other learning and it is most importantly a time to get lost in the learning, daydreaming and adventures that books provide. As students become stronger readers they become more successful in school, build self-confidence and learn what a gift a good book can be.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Let's Find Out: My Rebus Readers (Multiple Copy Set) - Box 2 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $99.00 3 $297.00
Let's Find Out: My Rebus Readers (Multiple Copy Set) - Box 1 • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $99.00 3 $297.00
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 2-3 (DonorsChoose.org Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 2 $140.00

Materials cost

$734.00

Vendor shipping charges

$73.40

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$848.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$149.72

Total project goal

$998.13

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$998.13

13 Donors

-$863.07

Donations toward project cost

-$742.16

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$120.91

match offer

-$125.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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