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Ms. LaBar from Philadelphia PA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Safe Space in the City

Help me give my students a cozy little space to read and just be kids.

  • $411 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I school in Pennsylvania and all receive free or reduced-price lunch and breakfast. They attend a typical, inner-city school. Most face serious obstacles before they even walk through​ the doors in the morning. Our goal is to make our school a safe and loving environment.

Our students come from diverse backgrounds and different countries.

This makes our school pretty special in so many ways. The students all work so hard and are very deserving of this project.

My Project

My students have found a love of books. Unfortunately we don’t have a cozy space to do our reading in. I would love to place a rug in the corner and surround it with curtains and bookshelves to make a little reading nook for them. A few butterfly chairs for them to sit in if they don’t want to lie on the floor would complete the space. The kids can have this as their space instead of being stuck at a desk all day.

Sometimes a soft warm space makes learning that much more enjoyable for my students and I think this space would be perfect.

Ms. LaBar
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 55 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECLIPSE Blackout Curtains for Bedroom - Kendall Insulated Darkening Single Panel Rod Pocket Window Treatment Living Room, 42" x 95", Turquoise • Amazon Business $15.76 6 $94.56
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair with Metal Frame, One Size, Black • Amazon Business $30.10 2 $60.20
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-1101AC-SO Plastic Stack Stools, 17.75" Height, 11.75" Width, 11.75" Length, Assorted Colors (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $49.96 1 $49.96
Furinno 5-Tier Reversible Color Open Shelf Bookcase , White • Amazon Business $30.27 1 $30.27
Furinno 5-Cube Open Shelf, White • Amazon Business $27.90 1 $27.90
junovo Rectangle Ultra Soft Area Rugs Fluffy Carpets for Bedroom Living Room Shaggy Floor Rug Home Decor Mats, 4 x 5.3ft, Blue • Amazon Business $26.49 1 $26.49
QILERR Tension Rods 28 to 48 Inches-8 Pack Spring Tension Rods,Adjustable Extension Spring Rods Closet Rod Cupboard Bars Tensions Rod for Windows,Kitchen, Bathroom,Cupboard,Wardrobe (White) • Amazon Business $25.01 1 $25.01

Materials cost

$314.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$349.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$61.61

Total project goal

$410.72

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$410.72

4 Donors

-$184.00

Donations toward project cost

-$178.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

Matching donations from our partners

-$200.42

Match offers toward project cost

-$170.36

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.06

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$26.29

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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