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Mrs. Rados from Cleveland OH is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reaching Out One Book at a Time

Help me give my students a personalized tote bag that I can fill with snacks, school supplies, and most importantly books!

  • $1,067 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The current global pandemic has created a very hard transition for my students in Urban education. Many do not have access to their own technology or even access to the internet, so reaching them has been challenging.

My students come from many different cultures and many are English Language students.

To have the ability to safely take them materials to help them continue in their learning and enrichment during these difficult times means everything.

My Project

These materials will help to inspire my students, remind them they are thought of and loved, and help to build the divide they face in comparison to remote education their suburban peers have access to.

The ability to deliver a personalized tote filled with books, supplies, and snacks will remind my students that they matter!

I hope to build their confidence and inspire them to continue learning, reading, and growing during this time of such uncertainty. Not being able to say goodbye has been the hardest part, but this grant will allow me to do just that.

Mrs. Rados
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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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
Simpli-Magic 79163 Canvas Tote Bags, 11" x 13", Pack of 15, Natural $19.99 3 $59.97
Harry Potter Paperback Box Set (Books 1-7) $52.16 1 $52.16
Blended $8.96 5 $44.80
Mead Spiral Notebooks, 1 Subject, College Ruled Paper, 70 Sheets, Colored Note Books, Lined Paper, Home School Supplies for College Students & K-12, 10 1/2" x 8”, Assorted Colors, 6 Pack (73065) $10.98 4 $43.92
Crayola Model Magic, School Supplies Classpack, Modeling Clay Alternative, 1 oz, Packs, 75 Count $39.99 1 $39.99
The Skin I'm In (20th Anniversary Edition) $7.99 5 $39.95
The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives $13.29 3 $39.87
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas $6.39 6 $38.34
Every Last Word $6.99 5 $34.95
Challenger Deep $6.99 5 $34.95
All The Ugly And Wonderful Things $8.59 4 $34.36
Piecing Me Together $6.39 5 $31.95
The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set (1) $31.67 1 $31.67
BIC Xtra-Smooth Mechanical Pencil, Medium Point (0.7 mm), 40-Count $9.59 3 $28.77
Holding Up the Universe $5.75 5 $28.75
Keebler Cracker Sandwiches to Go - Club & Cheddar - 1.38 oz - 8 ct - 2 Pack $12.86 2 $25.72
Lance Captain's Wafers Cream Cheese and Chives 40 pk. A1 $24.99 1 $24.99
Becoming $11.89 2 $23.78
Glitter Heat Transfer Vinyl HTV - 13 Pack 12"x10" Iron On Vinyl for Cricut & Silhouette Cameo (Teflon Sheet Included), 9 Assorted Colors HTV Glitter Bundle of Heat Press Vinyl, Easy to Cut & Press $21.58 1 $21.58
To Kill a Mockingbird $7.19 3 $21.57
LUXPaper A7 Invitation Envelopes for 5 x 7 Cards in 80 lb. Grocery Bag, Printable Envelopes for Invitations, w/Peel and Press Seal, 50 Pack, Envelope Size 5 1/4 x 7 1/4 (Brown) $9.96 2 $19.92
Pentel EnerGel RTX Retractable Liquid Gel Pen, Medium Line, Metal Tip, Assorted Ink, 8-Pack (BL77BP8M) $17.25 1 $17.25
American Dirt (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel $16.79 1 $16.79
Primology Heat Transfer Vinyl: 10 Pack 12" x 10" Premium HTV Vinyl for Iron On T-Shirts - HTV for Silhouette Cameo, Cricut, Heat Press Machine, Black $14.95 1 $14.95
Maruchan Instant Lunch Chicken Flavor, 2.25 Ounce (Pack of 12) $4.00 3 $12.00
Who Was Mister Rogers? $3.99 3 $11.97
Oh, the Places You'll Go!   $10.99 1 $10.99
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Cheddar Crackers, 45 oz. Multi-pack Box, 1.5 oz. Snack Packs (Pack of 30) $10.97 1 $10.97
All American Boys $5.07 2 $10.14
The Hate U Give Movie Tie-in Edition $9.99 1 $9.99
We Were the Lucky Ones: A Novel $7.48 1 $7.48
Once (Once Series) $6.99 1 $6.99
Long Way Down $6.79 1 $6.79
A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story $5.29 1 $5.29

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