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Ms. Santos from Newark NJ is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Shelves for Books Please!

Help me give my students two bookshelves​ to store the books in our classroom so that they can be organized and easily accessible to my students.

  • $469 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have 24 amazing kindergartners who live in a low-income, high poverty area where they face many challenges in their daily lives, but they love school! My students walk into our classroom every day ready to learn and are excited about what is in store for them. While they may struggle at home, they always come into the classroom with smiles on their faces and a positive attitude.

It is my goal to keep them excited about coming to school all year long and provide for their needs while they're under my care.bookshelves

My Project

The book shelves are much needed to organize my students' classroom books. The books will be organized by genre and authors. Students will be able to access books quickly and they will also learn the process of organizing books into categories as well as independently returning books back into the correct bin.

The bookshelves will become part of our reading area in our classroom where students will be able to go to during independent reading and buddy reading.

Please help give our books a new home where we can organize them and keep them looking great on new bookshelves​!

Ms. Santos
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 24 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
STORAGE 2 SHELF 27 3/8H BLUE RTA • School Specialty $165.17 2 $330.34

Materials cost

$330.34

Vendor shipping charges

$33.03

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$398.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$70.29

Total project goal

$468.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$468.62

5 Donors

-$225.92

Donations toward project cost

-$194.42

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.50

Matching donations from our partners

-$239.89

Match offers toward project cost

-$203.91

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$35.98

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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