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Mrs. Pendergrass-Weston from Georgetown SC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Reading with Joy in My Heart

Help me give my students an easy-clean comfy couch and chair as well as a help-yourself bookstand.

  • $990 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There are approximately 30 students in my kindergarten class. Our school is one of the smaller schools in the district; therefore we do not get as much money as the larger schools. The school that I teach at is a community school. This is my first year teaching kindergarten and I have so much that I want to teach these little minds. With the help of our wonderful donors, my job will be so much easier. Please help us in our new school year!

My Project

The items donated will be used to create a comfortable and inviting, independent learning center at which they will enjoy spending time and working on their own. They will practice reading books, magazines, and lots of informational texts. This will enable them to feel proud and actually take some ownership in what they are reading. An added benefit of an independent reading center is students get to practice returning books to their proper place and to keep a clean area. They are held accountable for their learning, actions, and behavior. They choose books on their independent reading levels. They sit on the comfortable chairs in the independent reading center to read books quietly.

Mrs. Pendergrass-Weston
Grades PreK-2
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 30 students.

22 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF683BU - Easy-Clean Comfy Couch - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00
FF682BU - Easy-Clean Comfy Chair - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $249.00 1 $249.00
JJ836 - Classic Birch Help-Yourself Bookstand • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00

Materials cost

$747.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$52.66

3rd party payment processing fee

$11.20

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$840.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$148.39

Total project goal

$989.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$989.25

19 Donors

-$895.87

Donations toward project cost

-$787.74

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$108.13

Matching donations from our partners

-$62.50

Match offers toward project cost

-$53.12

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.88

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$0.00

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