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Ms. Villarreal from Cicero IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Post-Quarantine Flexible Seating

Help me give my students a welcoming classroom filled with helpful flexible seating that promotes engagement and collaboration.

  • $478 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are always a delight. They live in a lower-income area. For example, 90 percent get free/reduced price lunches. Unfortunately, I am not able to get everything they need that will enrich their learning experience.

Throughout the years, I have noticed more and more students with attention issues and poor social skills.

So my goal has been to provide a positive, self-motivating environment where they can learn at their own pace while collaborating with their peers.

One of my previous students was a catalyst for this donation program when he shared his desire to write our Superintendent requesting flexible seating instead of regular desks and chairs. He listed the health and educational benefits.

So now I am requesting healthier options of seating for my students that will provide choice and movement.

My Project

Help me give my fifth-grade students a welcoming classroom filled with helpful flexible seating options that will promote engagement and collaboration.

I requested this wonderful dry erase table for a few reasons.

The first reason is to serve as a standing table. This will help cut down the amount of time my students stay seated and will provide more movement. Another reason is because of the dry-erase top. This will provide a quick place for students to show their thinking while working with partners.

The convertible bench/table will be a great addition to our library area. I can already picture students enjoying a good book or working with partners.

Ms. Villarreal
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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
Marco Group Apex Series 38a-2236-23-GRY 30" x 48" Rectangular Adjustable Height Classroom Tables (21"-30") Dry Erase -Top, Gray - Edge • Amazon Business $269.20 1 $269.20
Premiere Products 5RCATA Tan Convert A Bench, Approximate Size: Table 27" H x 14" D 31" H x 58" L Seat 17" H x 14" D Weighs 38 lbs • Amazon Business $101.13 1 $101.13

Materials cost

$370.33

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$405.88

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$71.63

Total project goal

$477.51

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$477.51

1 Donor

-$206.69

Donations toward project cost

-$206.69

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$234.34

Match offer toward project cost

-$199.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.15

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$36.47

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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Project Activity

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