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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

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. Paradis Fengler from Stratford CT is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Ready, Set, Learn!

My students need kidney tables, whiteboards and magnetic letters to fully engage in cooperative learning with our use of the Columbia Teachers' College Reading and Writing Curriculum.

  • $1,409 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our students come to school eager to begin their day with us! Our school is a small neighborhood school, with a variety of economic and ethnic backgrounds. Over 75% of our students receive free or reduced lunch and breakfast each day. Each year, we usually have multiple students who receive backpacks of meals to take home with them over the weekend.

Despite the economic hardships that our children have and though many of our families don't speak English, our students come to school excited to learn and happy to be there!

My Project

By having kidney tables in our classrooms, our students will be able to fully engage with each other and their teacher in a small group setting. This will allow them to get the most out of their teacher-guided instruction. Our district has recently adopted the new phonics curriculum published by Columbia Teachers' College which requires students to have access to whiteboards and magnetic letters. Students become more engaged when they have their own materials to use in their learning. My colleague, Ms. Wallet, and I want to give our students all that they need to have fun with their learning and be successful in school.

Mrs. Paradis Fengler
Grades PreK-2
More than 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

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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. Paradis Fengler is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids Kidney Table Grey/Navy-Standard Swivel Glide (ELR-14104-GNV-SS) • Staples Advantage $309.99 2 $619.98
LL628X - Double-Sided Magnetic Write & Wipe Board - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $87.99 5 $439.95
LC926 - Classroom Magnetic Letters Kit • Lakeshore Learning Materials $44.99 2 $89.98

Materials cost

$1,149.91

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$17.25

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,197.16

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$211.26

Total project goal

$1,408.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,408.42

15 Donors

-$1,354.01

Donations toward project cost

-$1,154.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$199.35

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.41

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":"Stratford","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1507189],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CT","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3398981,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/ready-set-learn/3398981/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":true,"numStudents":50,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Paradis Fengler","authorIds":{"1507189":{"owner":"Mrs. Paradis Fengler","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3398981],"proposalHash":"-1196778525","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp1507189_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1531505000246","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":252680,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTU1MTQyOQ==","NTc2NDIxMw==","MzY2MjgwNQ==","MzY1NTQ3Ng==","MTcyMTM0Mg==","NTY5ODI1OQ==","NDM4NTM2Ng==","MTk5NjUxNA==","NTY5OTIwMw==","NjAwNDYwNQ==","NTU1NTUwNA==","NTYyNzY3Ng==","MTUwNzE4OQ==","NTg1NTQ4NA==","NDg5Nzk4NQ==","NjAwNTMyNg=="],"teacherId":1507189,"schoolCounty":"Fairfield","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CT","name":"Connecticut"}}