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Mrs. Smith from Smyrna TN is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Stop Stacking Stuff

My students need organizers to help us put everything in place!

  • $630 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

In my classroom you will find 18 smiling faces who have a true zeal for learning. As you can imagine, putting that many 5 and 6 year olds in a room together can get quite loud.

If you walked by our door at any given moment of the day you would see children engaged in various activities helping them develop their craft as a student to become life long learners.

Our classroom welcomes parents and fellow teachers in the hope that we help inspire their love of learning also!

My Project

I have always struggled with organization. As a teacher of young children, I need to lead by example and I can’t set a good example for my students if I have stacks all over our classroom. Most of the time I can go straight to what I need but my clutter can cause me stress when I need something fast. I talk to the children about keeping their cubbies clean and being good caretakers of our center supplies but I need to heed my own words.

These two large organizers would help me deal with my piles of papers and supplies.

The 16 drawer system can go behind my teacher table to hold two weeks of daily copies as well as the monthly assessments and various work samples we are required to bring to our professional learning community meetings. The 15 bin organizer can house all of the weekly centers and learning stations that I spend hours printing, laminating, and cutting out each weekend. Many times I prepare materials and then stow them away out of sight out of mind and unused! With these storage units I can become less stressed and better prepared for my students.

Mrs. Smith
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 18 students.

2 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF348 - Mobile 15-Bin Storage Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $299.00 1 $299.00
FF916 - 16-Tray Mobile Organizer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $199.00 1 $199.00

Materials cost

$498.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.47

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$535.47

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.49

Total project goal

$629.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$629.96

2 Donors

-$629.96

Donations toward project cost

-$535.47

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$94.49

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$0.00

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