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Ms. Lewis from Waco TX is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Students Deserve Their Own Books!

Help me give my students their own class set of Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick.

  • $328 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students of my Literacy class are hungry for knowledge and eager to learn! Despite any hardships they may face outside of school, they show up every day expecting to be cared for, to be respected, to be offered compassion, and to gain an education. They are creative, ambitious, and have more grit than most adults that I know. It is my distinct pleasure to be their teacher, their advocate, and to do my part in helping shape this generation.

My Project

It is my firm belief that students should become familiar with, and learn to love, the feeling of a real book in their hands. This project is all about exactly that, raising the funds for a single class set of Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick. I am very excited to work through this story with my students as it is one of grit and compassion between unlikely friends, something we could all use a little more exposure to. I am hopeful my kiddos will be able to have their own individual copies in order to really experience this story and the reading process. Please help this become a reality for my class!

Ms. Lewis
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

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 80 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Freak the Mighty (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.99 35 $244.65

Materials cost

$244.65

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$278.32

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.12

Total project goal

$327.44

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$327.44

4 Donors

-$255.38

Donations toward project cost

-$223.07

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.31

match offer

-$65.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.06

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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