You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts
To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

See this teacher's page

Ms. McFaul from Portland OR is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Good. Reading Awesome Books is Better!

Help me give my students three very high-interest texts to add to my lit circle choices.

  • $487 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a variety of backgrounds. My students are caring, diverse, eager to learn, and very unique. My school's community is very tight-knit and there is genuine pride from alum and current students alike. This will be our last year in the original building before a two-year remodel takes place and we relocate.

I feel lucky every single day that I go to school to teach my students.

I love their energy, their willingness to try new things, and I love seeing the light bulb moments that they discover with a little guidance.

My Project

Putting amazing titles in my students' hands so that they can analyze the author's craft is my ultimate goal. These three titles are engaging, powerful, and written by three very diverse women.

I want to expose my students of color to authors that may look like them, and expose my white students to stories that may not match their own lived experiences in order to keep proliferating the power that words and stories can have.

From a gamer-dystopian world, to a religious survivalist non-traditionally education experience, to a young black man's experience with violence while he writes to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., these emotional, gripping, and powerful stories will help build empathy and understanding in my students.

Ms. McFaul
Grades 9-12
More than a third of students from low‑income households

This project will reach 500 students.

16 donors have given to this project.

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Ms. McFaul is requesting.

See our finances


You can start a project with the same resources being requested here!

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Educated: A Memoir • Amazon Business $16.80 10 $168.00
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $7.40 15 $111.00
Warcross • Amazon Business $9.89 10 $98.90

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


Sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


12 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Support a teacher
near you!

Explore a map with requests from teachers across the country.

View map of requests

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Portland","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[236268],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"OR","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3764180,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","eligibleToBeCopied":false,"mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":500,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. McFaul","isEquityFocus":false,"authorIds":{"236268":{"owner":"Ms. McFaul","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3764180],"proposalHash":"1679341776","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":19,"teacherChallengeId":33296,"photosPublished":false,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":[],"teacherId":236268,"schoolCounty":"Multnomah","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"OR","name":"Oregon"}}