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Mrs. McGovern from Maplewood NJ is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Seat Sacks to the Rescue!

Help me give my students a safe place to store their learning materials.

  • $1,673 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Hello we are Kindergarten teachers at an Elementary School in the South Orange/Maplewood School District. While our school year has not officially started yet, our first day with the students is September 9, 2021.

Teaching Kindergarten is truly a passion of ours.

We enjoy watching students thrive, build friendships, learn new concepts, and grow into independent students. Each year we find things we love about each of our students. Watching them grow is truly an experience that we cherish.

My Project

We are requesting seat sacks for our entire Kindergarten Team (4 different classes, 4 different teachers). Each class will have approximately 25 eager students who are ready to learn, grow, and explore! Our goal is for each of our wonderful kindergarten students to have a safe place to store their learning materials. This pandemic has brought to light how essential hands-on learning is for students to learn and be successful! In order for students to have that hands-on experience, we must be able to do it in a safe and healthy way.

These seat sacks will make it possible for our students to have a safe place to store their individual materials and have that wonderful hands-on learning experience.

The seat sacks have two separate storage pockets which will hold their smaller supplies like pencils, crayons, scissors, etc. and larger supplies like books, notebooks, folders, math manipulatives, personal toys, and anything else they may need. They fit nicely over the back of students’ chairs, which will make it more streamlined for them to grab their personal materials while staying in one place. This avoids sharing of materials and students passing each other unnecessarily.

Please consider donating to help our Kindergarteners have a happy, healthy, and successful school year.

Mrs. McGovern
Grades PreK-2

This project will reach 100 students.

21 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
JJ110 - Regular At-Your-Seat Storage Sack 15h x 16 1/4w • Lakeshore Learning Materials $13.99 90 $1,259.10
JJ110 - Regular At-Your-Seat Storage Sack 15h x 16 1/4w • Lakeshore Learning Materials $11.19 10 $111.90

Materials cost

$1,371.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$20.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,421.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$250.86

Total project goal

$1,672.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,672.42

16 Donors

-$1,422.42

Donations toward project cost

-$1,209.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$213.36

match offer

-$250.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$212.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$37.50

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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