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Ms. Carter from Antioch CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Organized Minds Mean Organized A’s!

My students need partition dividers for testing with storage and seat organizers.

  • $573 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students start school not knowing what to expect! They are nervous and eager to enter a classroom and see all of the exciting and fun activities that we are going to do over the school year. Every day, we sing a song and perform calming exercises to get us ready for the day.

They are dealing with major issues that are still shocking to me as an adult, and are often plagued with hunger and situations that are beyond their ages.

97% of my students receive free or reduced rate lunch and eat in the cafeteria every day. Many of my students have working parents who try their best for their child; however, meeting all of their educational needs can be a financial burden.

My Project

These materials will help provide a organized classroom for little developing minds. School can be very scary for an incoming Kindergartener. These materials will help them to feel at home with their own seat sack and a privacy divider to help them feel at ease during testing.

Imagine coming into a brand new environment with a new adult that you have to listen to!

I imagine myself in my students' shoes all the time and will do what I can to have their first school experience be a comfortable one. Having a seat of their own with their name on it, pencils, crayons and their own book is a welcoming sight for a 5 year old! These seat sacks will help me to provide that comforting environment.

Within the first few months, my students are expected to take a very daunting test and they can become confused and nervous. The partitions will help to ease their anxiety and fear that they aren’t answering correctly.

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

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ110X - Regular At-Your-Seat Storage Sack - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 3 $298.50
JJ635 - See-Me Privacy Partition - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $27.99 3 $83.97
JJ670 - Privacy Partition Storage Rack • Lakeshore Learning Materials $29.99 1 $29.99

Materials cost

$412.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$37.74

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.19

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$486.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$85.83

Total project goal

$572.22

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$572.22

3 Donors

-$286.10

Donations toward project cost

-$243.19

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.91

match offer

-$286.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$243.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.92

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$0.00

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