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Ms. Dawson from Springfield MA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Planting Seeds for Summer Reading

Help me give my students high-quality books to get them excited about their summer reading.

  • $961 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

Most of the students at my school are low-income; families often don't have the time or resources to take them to a library or bookstore, but they love books! This year, the school library has been open for the first time in their school careers, and students have been enthusiastic about borrowing books and reading.

I want our first and second graders to leave their last library class with a brand-new book to take home.

I'll be sharing summer reading resources, and the book will be a concrete reminder of the importance of reading over the summer.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 200 students.

15 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades K-1 (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 3 $225.00
Caldecott Classroom Library Builder: Grades PreK-5 (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 2 $150.00
Best of Grades K-1 Picture Books Pack (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $75.00 2 $150.00
Classroom Library Must-Haves: Grades 2-3 (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $70.00 2 $140.00
STEAM Pack: Grades K-2 (DonorsChoose Exclusive) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $20.00 2 $40.00

Materials cost

$705.00

Vendor shipping charges

$70.50

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$816.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$144.01

Total project goal

$960.09

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$960.09

8 Donors

-$720.18

Donations toward project cost

-$631.41

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.77

match offer

-$217.26

Match offer toward project cost

-$184.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.59

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.66

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$0.00

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