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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
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

Mrs. Duquette from Marlborough MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Organization Leads to Independence and Success!

My students need organizational supplies such as laminating pouches and various sized plastic containers to increase their independence within the classroom.

  • $247 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is a substantially separate program for severe special needs students in grades 5-8. Our district is considered low-income and services a large population of ELL learners. My students are learners with a variety of different diagnosis including Down Syndrome, Cortical Vision Impairment, Developmental Delay, Seizure Disorder, Autism, etc. Given these challenges, these students learn best when curriculum is provided in a multi-sensory approach. These students are excited to come to school each day, and are always eager to learn and play despite the many challenges they face on a daily basis.

An important aspect of my classroom is accessibility for both my students and my staff, they should be able to access all the materials they need as quickly and independently as possible.

My Project

My students are a unique group with a wide range of needs and skill levels. One of my biggest goal areas for them is to increase their independence and self advocacy skills across their day. In order to do this effectively, I need to reorganize their class materials into easy to see and easy to carry containers.

With the larger clear plastic boxes, I would be able to put a label on the outside of the box with a photo to help the students quickly find what they need (work materials, pre-vocational materials, counters, fine motor tasks, etc) allowing them to get their materials with less teacher intervention.

With the smaller plastic containters I can more easily organize the smallest items in our room, helping the students to carry them across the room with ease, especially those with less steady hands.

The laminator sheets will help with creating labels that will last for a long time, ensuring this investment in organization stays with the students for years to come.

Mrs. Duquette
Grades 6-8
More than a third 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 Mrs. Duquette is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
IRIS 12 Quart Stack & Pull Box, 6 Pack • Amazon Business $28.85 2 $57.70
Seville Classics 10-Drawer Organizer Cart, Pearlescent Multi-Color • Amazon Business $35.62 1 $35.62
United Solutions Organize Your Office OF0046 Snap & Lock File Box in Black-Office Organizer Black File Box Featuring Snap & Lock • Amazon Business $24.95 1 $24.95
Stack-On DS-22 22 Drawer Storage Cabinet • Amazon Business $21.53 1 $21.53
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $15.69 1 $15.69
AmazonBasics Thermal Laminating Pouches - 8.9" x 11.4", 100-Pack • Amazon Business $11.24 1 $11.24
8 oz Plastic Food Storage Containers with Leakproof Lids (24 pack) - Reusable Deli & Restaurant Container - Freezer, Microwave & Dishwasher Safe - BPA Free - Perfect for Meal Prep, Snacks & Even Slime • Amazon Business $10.00 1 $10.00

Materials cost

$176.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$209.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.95

Total project goal

$246.33

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$246.33

1 Donor

-$246.33

Donations toward project cost

-$209.38

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Marlborough","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3606189],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3442174,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/organization-leads-to-independence-and-s/3442174/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":5,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Duquette","authorIds":{"3606189":{"owner":"Mrs. Duquette","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3442174],"proposalHash":"-740743685","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp3606189_orig.jpg?crop=1203,1203,x0,y92&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1589376000488","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20770855,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzYwNjE4OQ=="],"teacherId":3606189,"schoolCounty":"Middlesex","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MA","name":"Massachusetts"}}