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Ms. Pettis from Springfield IL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Success Mailed Home

My students need a mailbox and a shelving unit to organize their work to take home to discuss with their families.

  • $173 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from a low-income area with most being single parent or grandparent households. Over 70% of students receive free breakfast and lunch as well. These students are eager to learn most days and school is their safe place. They are eager to learn hobbies and things they can do to help them fill their time and stay away from the negativity of their neighborhoods.

Creativity and creation is an outlet for my students.

Most of our students can't go outside to play because of the negativity in their neighborhoods and safety reasons. If students had an outlet or a healthy hobby to do together, maybe they could teach others in their communities ways to make things.

My Project

Many of my students need help with organization. We will use this mailbox organizer to organize materials that need to go home with students. This will give students somewhere to successfully put their finished work to be able to take home and discuss with their loved ones.

As students get ready for middle school they will need these self-organizational skills to succeed in their careers.

The metal shelving system will help students reach their mailboxes so they are at appropriate eye level for students. Students are proud of their work and work really hard to not have something to keep it safe until they take it home to their families.

Ms. Pettis
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Safco Products 9403MO Literature Organizer Wood/Corrugated, 36 Compartment, Medium Oak • Amazon Business $94.54 1 $94.54
AmazonBasics 3-Shelf Shelving Unit - Chrome • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97

Materials cost

$114.51

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.72

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.23

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.81

Total project goal

$172.04

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.04

3 Donors

-$146.23

Donations toward project cost

-$146.23

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$25.81

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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