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Mr. Gugino from Efland NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Relaxing Reading Chairs

Help me give my students a classroom that enriches the love of reading with new chairs.

  • $526 goal

This project expired on January 29, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our incredible students come from a variety of demographic and socioeconomic backgrounds. They have a wide range of different academic abilities. As students, they are very eager to learn and grow each day.

Their effort and enthusiasm that they exhibit is infectious.

Focused on a growth mindset, our students persevere through life's challenges with diligence and optimism. These young people are also members of a strong school community that make invaluable contributions each and every day. My students exhibit a confidence that will serve them well as they progress through their education.

My Project

These chairs will enhance the reading atmosphere in our literacy class. This is the first year for this class and many of our students are emerging as readers. By creating a relaxing and comfortable environment, our goal is to increase their interest in reading. In turn this will contribute to their intrinsic motivation to improve their existing skills.

Providing additional seating choices will enhance my students' desire to read at school.

If they begin to associate reading as an enjoyment rather than a chore, their literacy skills will begin to strengthen. Strong literacy skills are the foundation to success as a learner.

Mr. Gugino
Grades 6-8
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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11 donors11 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Back Jack Floor Chair (Original BackJack Chairs) - Standard Size (Purple) • Amazon Business $47.61 8 $380.88

Materials cost

$380.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$29.71

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.71

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$446.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$78.76

Total project goal

$525.06

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$525.06

10 Donors

-$385.06

Donations toward project cost

-$327.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$57.76

match offer

-$140.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$119.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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