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Mrs. Buff from Troy NY is requesting Lab Equipment through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Spreading the Love of Books

Help me give my students bookshelves that can be spread throughout the school with mutli-cultural books they can each see themselves in.

  • $199 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Imaginative, creative, curious and special are only a few words that clearly describe my students. They come to school each day with the hope of becoming more than they were yesterday.

They help to establish the safe, comfortable, yet challenging environment we call a classroom, but really feels like a home.

Students show respect, work hard and explore new ideas every day. We use our reading time to explore places and situations we only wish we could experience.

We grow as readers and writers every day and together we celebrate our progress. My students aren't just students...we are a family.

My Project

These materials will make a difference in student learning because all students will be able to borrow a book at anytime. Throughout our building many teachers are using the balanced literacy structure, students want to read, they are given the time to read, but we need to provide more access to books.

As more and more students throughout the school begin to borrow books and carry them around the building, other students will gain interest and the love of reading will quickly spread.

Students throughout the school will be able to borrow a book to use in all their classes.

Mrs. Buff
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Furinno 34" x 23.8" Pine Solid Wood Bookshelf • Quill.com $42.29 2 $84.58
Dear Martin • Amazon Business $7.99 2 $15.98
SHOUT • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali • Amazon Business $12.32 1 $12.32
On The Come Up • Amazon Business $11.39 1 $11.39

Materials cost

$136.59

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.05

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$168.64

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$29.76

Total project goal

$198.40

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$198.40

5 Donors

-$117.71

Donations toward project cost

-$102.17

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.54

match offer

-$78.20

Match offer toward project cost

-$66.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.73

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$2.49

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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

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Project Activity

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