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.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Lemmon from Fort White FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stability For Our Flexible Workspace

Help me give my students portable lap desks to provide a stable work surface while stinging comfortably on the floor.

  • $155 goal

This project expired on January 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our class is full of eager little learners from various backgrounds. Our school is Title I and offers completely free breakfast and lunch for all students. There is a large number of students in our school who rely on the backpack program for food. There is a high mobility rate in our area due to migrant work and homelessness. Our community is in a rural part of the county, which limits our families' access to resources.

Our students are a creative bunch who want to experiment and create as much as they can.

They love challenges and exceeding expectations. They set goals for themselves in all areas of learning. Growth mindset is a big part of our class academically and socially.

My Project

When I began implementing flexible seating options, I noticed my students were more focused when given the option of where to work. They were able to focus longer and completed more tasks. We had very few behavior issues during the year, which was noticeably different than in past years. I would like to add more options to our classroom to meet the ever changing needs of the students.

Flexible seating allows students to have some control over their learning environment.

The Surf Portable Lap Desks will provide a stable work surface while sitting on the floor. Having books held off the ground will keep kids from having to bend over and cause less back pain. They can be used while reading a book or working out of a workbook. They are lightweight and can easily be moved by kids around the room. They stack nicely for storage. Being able to get comfortable while working improves kids focus, stamina, and willingness to complete the desired task.

Mrs. Lemmon
Grades PreK-2
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

12 donors12 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 22 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. Lemmon is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Red • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00

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


11 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":"Fort White","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4411629],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"FL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":3626129,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":1,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":22,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Lemmon","authorIds":{"4411629":{"owner":"Mrs. Lemmon","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3626129],"proposalHash":"-1648003022","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20926034,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":169,"proposalURL":"project/boards-and-rewards/5239570/","proposalTitle":"Boards and Rewards","proposalId":5239570},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTQwNjU2NA==","NDQxMTYyOQ==","NjA0MzM0MA==","MjE1MTkxNw==","NDMyMTAzNw==","NDk0NTg2OQ==","MTE1MDIwOA==","NTE4OTEy","MzMyODc3","MTA2Mjg2Nw==","NTA0NDE1Mg==","MTkxMTU4NA=="],"teacherId":4411629,"schoolCounty":"Columbia","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"FL","name":"Florida"}}