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

Ms. Gerard from De Witt IA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Storage Makes This Teacher Smile

Help me give my students storage items to help keep our center time organized. The IKEA Trofast allows our centers to remain organized with all the items we need in one place!

  • $241 goal

This project expired on September 12, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are from a small rural community. We have four towns that feed into our district. Our school is made up of kindergarten through 3rd grade. We have 5 sections of each. My students are very eager to learn and love having the opportunity to explore new things.

The students in my classroom are very active and inquisitive.

The love to learn new things, build things, and make slime. They surprise me every day with the new things they say and do. I am honored to be able to spend time with these students everyday and watch them learn and grow.

My Project

My students spend a majority of their day in our classroom. I want to maximize our space by making sure our items are organized and easy to get too! The Ikea Trofast shelf will help my students easily get started on their math and literacy center time by making sure all the materials are in one place! No need to try and find something across the room.

When things are organized and students have all the supplies they need in one place, they can spend more time on the learning taking place.

The Container Store organizers will allow us to utilize our flexible seating better. We have some great flexible seating options but that means we have to have a place for our student notebooks. The multi-purpose bin will allow us to keep our notebooks in our own personal bin and stay organized!

The black Ikea stools will be a great seat choice at guided reading. It gives a different option from students normal chair and allows them to be more engaged and work on core strength.

Ms. Gerard
Grades PreK-2
More than a third 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

2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 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. Gerard is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Small Multi-Purpose Bin Translucent • Container Store $3.99 15 $59.85
MARIUS Stool, black • Ikea $5.99 6 $35.94
Trofast White Frame • Ikea $27.99 1 $27.99
TROFAST Storage box, white • Ikea $3.00 6 $18.00

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


1 Donor


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":"De Witt","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[4901061],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"IA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":4123174,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. Gerard","authorIds":{"4901061":{"owner":"Ms. Gerard","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4123174],"proposalHash":"1709492369","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21026378,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjQwNzk1NA==","NDkwMTA2MQ=="],"teacherId":4901061,"schoolCounty":"Clinton","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"IA","name":"Iowa"}}