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Mrs. Polizzi from Anaheim CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Stand and Learn

My students need two standing-height desks to stand while working and collaborating.

  • $426 goal

This project expired on May 23, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

There are many great things going on at our school. Our school’s distinguished practice is health and fitness. We focus on many ways to incorporate activities to keep our bodies and minds healthy. This past school year, four schools competed in track and field. Several of our students placed and earned medals. This year, we brought music class to our school. Also, this is the second year that we are providing an after-school orchestra.

As a teacher of students who come from low-income families, I push them to persevere and be the best that they can be.

Living close to a tourist attraction, many of my students and their families are unable to go because they can’t afford it. Our school is a Title I school where the majority of the students receive free or reduced-price lunch.

Some of my students live in motels or a crowded room. Some of my students are responsible for caring for their younger siblings as their parents work long hours. Whatever the circumstances may be, they come to school to learn.

My Project

I am requesting two standing desks for my classroom. With standing desks, students will have the option to stand and learn. The desks will also be a great place to collaborate on a project or assignments.

Having options to sit or stand will allow students movement and flexibility in the classroom.

It is tough to sit in one spot for a long time. I know because I have to do it when we have trainings. It is hard to stay in one spot. Often time, I find myself needed to stand. I can empathize with my students and would like to give them the option to stand.

Mrs. Polizzi
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 31 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Elevate Standing-Height Desk, Walnut/Natural • Quill.com $149.99 2 $299.98

Materials cost

$299.98

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$27.45

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$361.93

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$63.87

Total project goal

$425.80

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$425.80

1 Donor

-$212.89

Donations toward project cost

-$180.96

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.93

match offer

-$212.91

Match offer toward project cost

-$180.97

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$31.94

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$0.00

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