You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.


Mrs. Konieczka from Waterford MI is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sinking Into Safety

My students need the Yogibo bean bag in our classroom.

  • $273 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

For many of my low income students, my classroom is their first school experience. While we are a play and experience based program, they are surrounded by new materials, processes, people, smells, textures, sounds and restrictions. My ultimate goal is a strong sense of confidence.

My students are from low income families who are not always able to provide the 'things' and experiences their children need to become successful.

Our school is actually a satellite location from the Early Childhood Center. We like our smaller numbers but have the added challenge of insuring that we have the materials and environment to meet our preschoolers needs.

My Project

Because my preschoolers are surrounded by so many new stimuli, their sensory issues can sometimes be overwhelming. The Yogibo bean bag cushion will provide us with a perfect place for them to center themselves. The microfiber beads in the cushion will allow them to sink inside and be surrounded by 'safety.' The pressure they will have encircling them will allow their senses to be centered and thereby be a calming force.

This school year brings a bevy of energetic, excited and hands on little boys to my classroom.

I foresee the Yogibo being used multiple times during the day. I sincerely feel that it will become an island of refuge in our room.

Read More

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 16 students.

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. Konieczka is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Yogibo Midi Bean Bag, Turquoise • Amazon Business $199.00 1 $199.00

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


4 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Waterford","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[3254532],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MI","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":1766544,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":16,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Konieczka","authorIds":{"3254532":{"owner":"Mrs. Konieczka","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[1766544],"proposalHash":"-769289285","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20678179,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MzMwNDQxNw==","MjI2NDIyMg==","MzMxNzQ3Mw==","NzgwMjY1","MjczOTU0Mg=="],"teacherId":3254532,"schoolCounty":"Oakland","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MI","name":"Michigan"}}