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Mrs. Anderson from Cedar Rapids IA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Putting Books in Students' Hands

My students need marbles, a writing center, and a bookstand for the ability to reach and explore more books.

  • $417 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are an ELL school, and I am a second-year teacher. I have been buying many objects for my classroom out of pocket, but with a tight budget, I just need help with a few more items for my students. We have a large population of students that come from a lower socioeconomic background, as well. Please help me to support my kindergartners in their beginning journey of school.

"The best teachers teach from the heart." This is a quote I fully believe in.

Given the resources to help our students succeed, we can spend our time teaching our kids with love and support.

My Project

I need a storage unit that will make books easily accessible to all students. I feel as if many students are not able to have access to books in my classroom right now and having storage to put books out in the open for my students is so important.

Along with storage, my students also need to be able to have hands on sensory materials.

The water marbles and writing center will allow my students to work on fine motor skills and writing skills. Kindergarten is such a crucial age to begin exploring and building fine motor skills. Having the ability to have access to more books and being able to engage in fine motor skills is essential for my students.

Mrs. Anderson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ836 - Classic Birch Help-Yourself Bookstand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $189.00 1 $189.00
JJ926 - Classic Birch Tabletop Writing Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $79.99 1 $79.99
SE998 - Magic Water Marbles - Multicolor • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98

Materials cost

$298.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.48

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.48

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$353.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$62.46

Total project goal

$416.39

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$416.39

3 Donors

-$203.78

Donations toward project cost

-$180.71

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.07

match offer

-$203.79

Match offer toward project cost

-$173.22

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.57

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$8.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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