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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading For Fun Is A Reality

Help me give my students new books so they can fall in love with reading.

  • $283 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I school in Pennsylvania, and all receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a typical, inner-city school. Most face serious obstacles before they even walk through​ the doors in the morning. Our goal is to make our school a safe and loving environment.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

My students have never had the opportunity to sit and read for enjoyment. I started recommending books and talking about them in class, and now I have a group that can not get enough. The problem is we do not have access to new materials. I want to see my students grow into avid readers, and these books will help so much. They will be able to take them home and read on weekends and holidays. They can then come in and exchange their books for something new. If I can instill the love of reading in one or two students, I feel like this is a success.

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Ms. LaBar
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Mortal Instruments, the Complete Collection(City of Bones/ City of Ashes/ City of Glass/ City of Fallen Angels/ City of Lost Souls/ City of Heavenly Fire) • Amazon Business $38.99 1 $38.99
Raven Series: The Complete Collection • Amazon Business $28.49 1 $28.49
Infernal Devices box set • Amazon Business $23.99 1 $23.99
The Modern Break-Up • Amazon Business $13.95 1 $13.95
The Missing Piece • Amazon Business $13.79 1 $13.79
Every Breath • Amazon Business $12.71 1 $12.71
Suicide Forest (World's Scariest Places) • Amazon Business $9.95 1 $9.95
The Giving Tree • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Our Bucket List Adventures: A Journal for Couples • Amazon Business $8.97 1 $8.97
The Body • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
Two by Two • Amazon Business $8.12 1 $8.12
The Best of Me • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Dog Man: A Tale of Two Kitties: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #3) • Amazon Business $5.59 1 $5.59
The Bad Guys in the Baddest Day Ever (The Bad Guys #10) (10) • Amazon Business $5.35 1 $5.35
The Bad Guys in Mission Unpluckable (The Bad Guys #2) (2) • Amazon Business $4.79 1 $4.79
The Bad Guys in The Big Bad Wolf (The Bad Guys #9) (9) • Amazon Business $3.89 1 $3.89
The Bad Guys in Superbad (The Bad Guys #8) (8) • Amazon Business $3.29 1 $3.29

Materials cost

$206.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$239.94

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$42.34

Total project goal

$282.28

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$282.28

3 Donors

-$94.00

Donations toward project cost

-$80.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$13.20

match offer

-$187.22

Match offer toward project cost

-$159.14

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.08

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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