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Ms. Blake from Chicago IL is requesting Other through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Sit Back, Relax and Read

The cost of 5 Comfy Pillows is $158, 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>.

  • $158 goal

This project expired on June 9, 2008.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Everyone knows how nice it is to sit back, kick up your feet, read a book, and relax. My wonderful third grade students deserve that positive experience in school. My 28 low income students have wonderful books at their fingertips, thanks to other grants that I have received, but do not have a cozy place to read. My students have been asking me if they can read somewhere other than at their desks. Unfortunately my response has been "no," as I do not have an appropriate comfortable reading area. I am hoping to receive this grant so my readers can sit against the pillows as they engage themselves in books. The bright colors of the pillows will be cheery and the washable pillow case will be easy to maintain cleanliness. I will assign 5 students per day to read with the pillows and it will be an exciting reason for the student to come to school that day. Please help to make reading an enjoyable experience for my deserving students.

Ms. Blake
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 28 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TS189 - Comfy Pillows - Set of 5 • Lakeshore Learning $99.50 1 $99.50

Materials cost

$99.50

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

3rd party payment processing fee

Fulfillment labor & materials

Total project cost

$129.15

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.35

Total project goal

$157.50

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.50

1 Donor

-$148.52

Donations toward project cost

-$130.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.02

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$0.00

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