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

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

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
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Menu
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

Mrs. Ramirez from Martinez CA is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading Rug

My students need a rug that they can sit on and enjoy in our reading area of the room. I want to foster a love for reading and this rug will help so much!

  • $490 goal

This project expired on December 21, 2013.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a first year teacher, it is hard for me to afford everything that my students need.

My students are passionate about learning.

I teach grades K-5, so I have a range of different levels and students daily. I also work with a variety of English Language learners who are learning how to read. Our school is a very nurturing campus, but not every student comes from a loving home. When they are in the classroom, their positive attitude helps me to give them my best every day, and to really love being in the classroom.

My Project

If given this rug for our reading area, my students would have a place to go when they want to go and enjoy a good book. We are currently trying to implement the Daily 5 reading routine in my classroom, and this would be a perfect addition to the room. I want students to have a comfortable place to go when they need to take a break and just want to read.

Adding this rug to the room would help with being able to provide students a reading area that they could make their own, and hopefully fuel a love for reading.

It is my goal that students will want to turn to a good book instead of the TV or iPad when they need to escape from life.

Mrs. Ramirez
Grades 3-5
Half of students from low‑income households

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

9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 250 students.

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 Mrs. Ramirez is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TT483 - A Place for Everyone Classroom Carpet for 20 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $349.00 1 $349.00

Materials cost

$349.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$31.93

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.24

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$416.17

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.44

Total project goal

$489.61

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$489.61

8 Donors

-$344.61

Donations toward project cost

-$292.92

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$51.69

match offer

-$145.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$123.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Martinez","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1864670],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":1051570,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/reading-rug/1051570/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":250,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Ramirez","authorIds":{"1864670":{"owner":"Mrs. Ramirez","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1051570],"proposalHash":"1773326477","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp1864670_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1490500643468","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":308062,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTkzOTcxOA==","MTk0Mjc0Nw==","MTk0MzMyNw==","MTk0MDc1OQ==","MTk0Mzc1Mg==","MTk0MTQ2MQ==","MTg5MjQ4OA==","MTkzODczNQ==","MTk0MDc1MA=="],"teacherId":1864670,"schoolCounty":"Contra Costa","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}