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Mrs. Franke from Springfield MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Scholars Seeking a Soft Space to Work

My students need a cozy rug to sit on for independent reading and to use while completing hands-on floor work.

  • $500 goal

This project expired on July 6, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the privilege of spending my days with some outstanding 4th and 5th grade students. My students are compassionate and curious, and like the staff at our school, they are constantly seeking out new knowledge.

My school was once one of the lowest performing schools in the state, but thanks to a dedicated staff, administration, and student body we've become one of the top performing schools in the state.

My students come from a diverse community and deserve to have access to all the materials and curriculum they need in order to learn and grow together.

My Project

My students spend a great deal of time working on the rug in our classroom. They sprawl out and become engrossed in a good book, sit in circles of small groups to collaborate, and complete work, like fraction number lines, that require more space than a table provides.

After many years of use, our current rug is thin, stained, and tattered around the edges.

A clean, beautiful environment sends the message to my students that they matter, that their education matters. With a new classroom rug, they can cozy up and focus on the important work they are doing. This rug will provide the space my students deserve to complete high-quality work.

Mrs. Franke
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 26 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC160 - Navy Blue Rectangular Carpet - 9' x 12' • Lakeshore Learning Materials $389.00 1 $389.00

Materials cost

$389.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.84

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$424.84

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.97

Total project goal

$499.81

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$499.81

3 Donors

-$449.81

Donations toward project cost

-$382.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$67.47

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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