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Ms. Smith from Saint Louis MO is requesting Sports & Exercise Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Practical Pockets for Primary

My students need chair pockets to keep supplies organized at their tables.

  • $513 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My school serves K-8 students from immigrant and refugee families during their first 2 years in the United States. Students come to my school with a wide range of cultural and educational backgrounds. For some of my first graders, this year will be their first time ever attending a school.

My students' English language skills are key to their future success.

Students are granted a two year enrollment period at my school before moving on to another school in the district. Some students apply to magnet schools dedicated to international studies, while others choose to attend their designated neighborhood schools. It is pertinent that I help my students make significant gains in their English proficiency before they graduate from my school's program.

My Project

Collaboration and interaction are important components of my students' language and social development. I've arranged my students' seats into table groups for whole group instruction. However, the tables in my classroom do not have space for students to store their materials nearby (notebooks, folders, library books, etc.).

Therefore, my class is in need of chair pockets to help students stay organized and access their materials quickly.

Receiving chair pockets will allow my students to continue to learn in collaborative table groups, while also teaching them organizational skills and responsibility. Having chair pockets will also help to minimize the transition time needed to gather materials, and therefore maximize instructional time during the school day.

Please help my students acquire the supplies necessary to learn these important skills before leaving the primary grades. They have a short window of time to prepare for the mainstream school environment, and your support will have a positive impact on their future success!

Ms. Smith
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
SEAT SACK ELASTIC BACK 12-17 IN PURPLE • School Specialty $12.13 5 $60.65
SEAT SACK ELASTIC BACK 12-17 IN ORANGE • School Specialty $12.13 5 $60.65
SEAT SACK ELASTIC BACK 12''-17'' ORIGINAL ONE SIZE RED • School Specialty $12.13 5 $60.65
SEAT SACK ELASTIC BACK 12''-17'' ORIGINAL ONE SIZE GREEN • School Specialty $12.13 5 $60.65
SEAT SACK ELASTIC BACK 12''-17'' ORIGINAL ONE SIZE YELLOW • School Specialty $12.13 5 $60.65
ORGANIZER SEAT SACK 1 SIZE FITS ALL-12 TO 17'' BLUE • School Specialty $12.13 5 $60.65

Materials cost

$363.90

Vendor shipping charges

$36.39

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$435.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.90

Total project goal

$512.65

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.65

4 Donors

-$428.82

Donations toward project cost

-$372.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$56.82

match offer

-$75.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$63.75

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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