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Mrs. Ritter from Chicago Heights IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Storage Makes Us Organized!

Help me give my students a paper tray and mobile organizer for their classroom materials.

  • $297 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

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My Students

My students are amazing! They have many challenges, but they do not let it get them down. They inspire others to never give up because each and every day, they manage to triumph even with all the odds stacked against them. They are the most beautiful people inside and out. They see people and not outward appearance. These students see the best in everyone and are so forgiving.

My students want to learn, but have many challenges to overcome.

They have the best attitude. My students get back up each and every day and try again. Even if they fall flat, they don't let it keep them down. They persevere even though people don't think they can learn. My students need more tools to continue their learning and prove the naysayers wrong.

Even if their test scores say otherwise, they show us each and every day they are learning and growing. The smiles and hugs are freely given to show their appreciation. Their victories are evident. Their faces light up when they catch on and get praised. Our staff feels​ like if they have a bad day, the students always make it better.

My Project

My students need a paper tray and a mobile organizer for their materials. All of their special teachers come to them, including Art and Library. The room fills up quickly with projects and the students don't have anywhere to put them. They often end up getting wrecked because the room is so small.

Giving us these storage items would help the students immensely.

They will be able to focus more without clutter strewn all over the room. Their executive functioning skills will benefit from having places to put their work when they are finished. This will help them to stress less without visual eyesores. You will put a smile on their faces when they are able to walk into a neat and peaceful classroom.

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Mrs. Ritter
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 8 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
FF407 - 8-Tray Mobile Organizer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $119.00 1 $119.00
RR269 - Lakeshore Paper Storage Center • Lakeshore Learning Materials $99.50 1 $99.50

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