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Mrs. Pelka from Collingdale PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is FUNdamental

My students need book bins to organize their reading materials, as well as flash lights for our Flashlight Fridays.

  • $207 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in a suburb outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A majority of the students at our school come from low-income families. The staff at our school will step in, when needed, to provide students with the tools they need to be successful individuals.

George Evans once said, "Every student can learn, just not on the same day, or in the same way."

As educators, it is our responsibility to engage students by creating interactive and meaningful learning tasks. Every day is a new opportunity to change the life of a child forever.

My Project

In our classroom, students will each receive a book bin to store their reading books. This will ensure that students are maximizing their reading time by reading, rather than searching for a book in the classroom library. Every Monday, students will have the opportunity to browse the classroom library and choose several books to store in their book bins. Students will have the opportunity to read these books during the week. By providing students with book bins it is my hope that students will spend more of their time reading and less time searching the class library for a book.

I have also requested flash lights to make reading fun and encourage students to read.

During Flashlight Friday, students will have the opportunity to choose a quiet spot in the room to read with the use of their flashlight. It is my hope that by creating fun read opportunities, such as Flashlight Friday, for students that they will associate reading with having fun.

Mrs. Pelka
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Storex Small Book Bin, 11.75 x 4.5 x 8.5 Inches, Black, Case of 12 (70123E12C) • Amazon Business $31.13 3 $93.39
FASTPRO 20-pack Aluminum LED Flashlights Set with 60-piece AAA Batteries Included and Pre-installed • Amazon Business $24.98 2 $49.96

Materials cost

$143.35

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.15

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$175.50

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.97

Total project goal

$206.47

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$206.47

1 Donor

-$206.47

Donations toward project cost

-$175.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.97

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$0.00

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