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Ms. Labriola from Hempstead NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading is Lit!

Help me give my students the books they need to become successful learners and develop a love for reading.

  • $293 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is comprised of sixth graders, who are from diverse backgrounds and have to overcome numerous difficulties; poverty and language being the main obstacles. None the less, my students come to school every day with a smile on their face, eager to learn.

That is why it is important to me to create a classroom where my students feel safe and welcome.

I also strive to be able to create the best environment conducive to learning. In order to do this the financial burden of purchasing classroom supplies falls on myself. With a lack of resources, I am unable to buy all of the supplies that I need in order for the students to become successful learners.

My Project

Reading is a lifelong skill that must be nurtured and developed at an early age. In order to open doors for my students I make sure that they are able to read and understand the deeper meaning of a book. However, not all of my students have the opportunity or resources to establish themselves as strong readers.

We are currently are using Engage NY ELA curriculum, however, we do not have enough novels to provide a book for each student.

Many students have to share one book during reading or a test. Many of the books are ripped up and missing pages.

I would like to give my all of my students an opportunity to learn about new worlds and adventures that they could come across when reading a book. When I purchase new books, my students are excited to read! These books will be used to motivate and strengthen a reader's skill and love for reading.

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

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, 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.

This project will reach 80 students.

3 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
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Materials cost

$215.73

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$248.97

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$43.94

Total project goal

$292.91

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$292.91

2 Donors

-$146.46

Donations toward project cost

-$124.49

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.97

match offer

-$146.45

Match offer toward project cost

-$124.48

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.97

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$0.00

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