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

Small Groups Need Place to Gather!

Help me give my students a group activity table to work in small groups with the teacher.

  • $434 goal

This project expired on December 8, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a high poverty neighborhood and they come to school with diverse minority backgrounds. Ninety percent of my students qualify for free or reduce-priced lunches. All of them are non Caucasian, either being African American or of Hispanic descent. Most of them come hungry to school every day and look forward to coming to school for daily essentials of life as well as for their love of learning.

Despite all of their economic hardships, these students arrive ready to learn and they seek out ways to connect with the teachers and community members in the building.

They are eager to help others, especially in ways that highlight their individual strengths.

My Project

My students need an activity table within the classroom so that they can receive small group direct instruction. Students will be able to work on specific skills in an individualized setting or with peers who are working on the same skills.

This table will help my students receive the personalized instruction that they need and deserve!

When my students work in small groups they feel a closer bond with those who have the same learning needs and will attempt to take risks and be successful among their peers. They will also have the opportunity to listen closely and pay more attention to their peers.

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

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 27 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Correll 48"D x 72"L Kidney Shaped Heavy Duty Plastic Activity Table Blue Top • Quill.com $333.89 1 $333.89

Materials cost

$333.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.01

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$368.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$65.10

Total project goal

$434.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$434.00

1 Donor

-$290.00

Donations toward project cost

-$246.50

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$43.50

match offer

-$144.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$122.40

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.60

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$0.00

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