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.

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. Cariddi from Levittown NY is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Our Big Comfy Couch!

My students need a couch and bean bag chair to enhance their social and academic skills in my classroom!

  • $512 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second graders are vibrant, inquisitive and loving children that enjoy learning on any given day. They are full of smiles and cheer and have personalities that will melt your heart! They deserve everything that I can give them and then some.

My students enter my classroom each and every day ready and excited for new learning experiences — both academically and socially!

The smiles that light up on their little faces throughout the day make it all worth it! The growth that second graders can achieve in one school year is unbelievable when taught in an environment that meets their needs on their specific academic level. My kiddies live in a suburban community where they come to school ready for anything that they may come their way! My classroom is full of diverse learners varying from children with special learning needs, ENL learners, and children achieving above grade level. I cannot wait to provide my students with the various opportunities to learn on their own individualized level!

My Project

I am requesting flexible seating options for my second graders to learn at their own individualized pace and style. Lakeshore's couch and bean bag chair will help my students to become more successful by engaging them in a totally different manner.

Flexible seating will motivate and help young children who have attention and focus difficulties in the classroom.

Not all children learn through the same modalities, and it is important to fit the needs of diverse learners in my classroom at all times. Flexible seating also promotes concentration and alertness because it provides the choice to sit on a soft seat or wobbly chair while learning through various subject areas. Differentiated options of seating allows my students to feel more relaxed and comfortable throughout learning, while enjoying themselves at the same time. What more could you ask for?! It's life changing!

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

6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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. Cariddi is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC347BU - Flex-Space Comfy Couch - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $279.00 1 $279.00
LC573BU - Flex-Space Big Beanbag Seat - 30" - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $69.99 1 $69.99
LC405BU - Flex-Space Comfy Floor Seat - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


5 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Levittown","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5300472],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NY","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3284180,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Cariddi","authorIds":{"5300472":{"owner":"Mrs. Cariddi","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3284180],"proposalHash":"1927457624","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21165273,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MjAxMzE1MA==","NTM5NDQwOA==","NTM0MDM2NQ==","NTE2MjI1Mg==","NTEzNjg4NQ==","MTk3Mjk1MA=="],"teacherId":5300472,"schoolCounty":"Nassau","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NY","name":"New York"}}