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  • $1,079 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Mrs. Ratajski
Grades PreK-2
  • Veterans Memorial Family School
  • Camden, NJ
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 9 donors
  • $0 still needed

Preschool Sized Chairs

My students need appropriately-sized chairs so they can touch the floor when they are sitting.

My Students

Camden, NJ has been ranked as America's most dangerous city. The majority of the students in my class receive free or reduced lunch. Despite the challenges my students face living in this environment they come to school eager to learn and grow. For many students school is their safe place and I want to create the best environment possible for them to feel safe, secure, and cared for. They are the future of this city and have the potential to improve their community.

My Project

Our classroom was previously a kindergarten classroom and was then used for storage. Most of the furniture is not sized for smaller preschool children and is in disrepair. Appropriately sized furniture is necessary not only for safety but to foster independence. I was able to repair and reupholster some of the storage and seating furniture, but the chairs are not adjustable or repairable. Some of the chairs we have are not only too big but wobble due to uneven legs causing a safety issue and a distraction. New chairs will not only help keep the students safe but also help them focus.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DG509 - 9 1/2" Heavy-Duty Stacking Chair • Lakeshore Learning Materials $45.99 19 $873.81

Materials cost

$873.81

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$13.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$916.92

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$161.81

Total project goal

$1,078.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,078.73

8 Donors

-$525.19

Donations toward project cost

-$460.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$64.47

match offer

-$536.71

Match offer toward project cost

-$456.20

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$80.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.83

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 15 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by PNC Grow Up Great® and 8 other donors.

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