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 »
Menu
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.

 
See this teacher's page

Ms. Herzog from Omaha NE is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spreading Kindness By Reading A Fish In A Tree

My students need a class set of the book, "Fish in a Tree", by Lynda Mullaly Hunt, and crates in which to store the books/notebooks used for activities and assignments.

  • $360 goal

This project expired on November 17, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

As a school counselor in an elementary school, I have the unique job of not only working with our three hundred and sixty students as a counselor, but also teaching classroom guidance lessons to each class in grades Pre-k through six. That means every day a student makes me smile and feel like what I'm doing is worthwhile. They make me pictures, give me hugs, ask for help and bring life to a building that went from being a school to being a community.

From the teachers that go above and beyond in their work of helping learners, to the students who come each day knowing that have a world of cheerleaders around them, rooting for their success, my school makes every life better.

My Project

This project is for students in the sixth grade class at Harrison Elementary School and would be implemented through the guidance curriculum time. The money raised would be used to purchase a class set of the book, "Fish in a Tree" by Lynda Mullaly Hunt.

Stories bring ideas to life and nothing hits more home to adolescents than the need to belong.

The students will read the book as a class and complete various interactive lessons on kindness, friendship, diversity and self-confidence. It's a book that can truly make a difference in how the students treat each other everyday.

Ms. Herzog
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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 55 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 Ms. Herzog is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Storex Large Premium File Crate with Solid Bottom, Stores Hanging Files, Portable, Assorted Colors, 17.25 x 10.5 x 14.25 Inches, 3-Pack (61797U03C) • Amazon Business $38.35 2 $76.70
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $6.00 9 $54.00
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $6.00 9 $54.00
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $6.00 9 $54.00
Fish in a Tree • Amazon Business $6.00 3 $18.00

Materials cost

$256.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$15.40

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$305.95

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$53.99

Total project goal

$359.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$359.94

5 Donors

-$359.94

Donations toward project cost

-$305.95

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$53.99

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Omaha","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4956187],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"NE","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"merchant.com.donorschoose1.prod","proposalId":3411339,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/spreading-kindness-by-reading-a-fish-in/3411339/","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":55,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Herzog","authorIds":{"4956187":{"owner":"Ms. Herzog","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3411339],"proposalHash":"-1977570206","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp4956187_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1531860997765","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21037176,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTU4OTQ4Mg==","NDk2ODUxNA==","NDk2Nzk1Ng==","NDk1NjE4Nw==","NTU4OTM2Mw=="],"teacherId":4956187,"schoolCounty":"Douglas","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"NE","name":"Nebraska"}}