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Mrs. Schaffer from Brooklyn NY is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Second Graders Need Books to Take Home

The cost of 20 gift cards to Barnes & Noble is $671, including shipping and <a target="new" href="http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm" onclick="g_openWindow('http://www.donorschoose.org/html/fulfillment.htm', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

  • $671 goal

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I am a second grade teacher in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I teach underprivileged children from many diverse backgrounds. I am very concerned with the progress my students are making with their literary fluency and comprehension. Although we read everyday in class together, it isn't enough. Children need to read at home to build literacy. My students are not allowed to take home the school's books. They do not have books in their homes. Therefore, if they can not take books home from school, and they do not have their own books, then they can not practice reading. Children want to read when they have books that interest them. I am writing this proposal for gift certificates to Barnes And Noble for all of my students. My students will then be able to select their own books, read them at home, and maybe even share with their friends. With your help my students can become better readers.

Mrs. Schaffer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 20 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gift Card • Barnes & Noble $25.00 20 $500.00

Materials cost

$500.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$550.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$120.73

Total project goal

$670.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$670.73

1 Donor

-$632.50

Donations toward project cost

-$550.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$82.50

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.23

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$0.00

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