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Ms. S. from Chicago IL is requesting a class trip through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Put Library Cards in my Students\' Hands

The cost of sending 25 students and four chaperones to the public library is $159, including <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $159 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Although my eager second-graders love to read and relish access to quality literature, most of them do not have public library cards, given that it is not safe for them to walk to their neighborhood library. Fortunately, Chicago\'s flagship public library, the Harold Washington Library Center, welcomes young students to its beautiful children\'s library. It is my dream that my students visit this downtown treasure, so that they could obtain public library cards that would provide access to this vast resource for the rest of their lives. At the Harold Washington Library, the students from my low-income school would also participate in a program designed to engage primary readers with all aspects of the library. These programs are generously offered at no charge, so the only cost involved in helping my students obtain library cards is that of the school bus. Because my students have demonstrated a great love of books, I know they would cherish the opportunity to have even more quality literature available to them through the public library.

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

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Destination Partipants Total
Harold Washington Library Center
(school bus)
25 students and 4 adults $110.00

Trip cost

$110.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$130.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.58

Total project goal

$158.76

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.76

1 Donor

-$149.71

Donations toward project cost

-$131.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.71

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.05

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$0.00

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