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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
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

Mrs. Arocho from Cape Coral FL is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Super Sitters

My students need new stacking chairs that are all the appropriate height.

  • $1,289 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am so excited and feel extremely grateful to be starting my first year as a VPK teacher/director. I love working with preschoolers, and seeing how their eyes light up when I have taught them something new. I have two classes, a morning session and an afternoon session giving me a total of 40 students. Each and every one of them are special and silly in their own unique way. They are so eager every day to learn new things and be a part of the fun and exciting activities. Giving them a great first experience to school is one of my biggest goals. When they find out that learning is fun, they are excited to come to school every day. I believe this excitement for learning will create future academic success.

My Project

My classroom needs new stacking chairs that is rust free and the appropriate height. Currently, all the chairs in my classroom are older chairs that have seen better days. Not only are they rusting so badly that they stain the floors, but they are all mixed sizes.

There are 4 different heights of chairs and not enough chairs that are the appropriate height for growing preschoolers.

A large number of the seating is very small, which is suitable at the beginning of school. Unfortunately, the students quickly outgrow them and there are not enough chairs that are appropriate height to accommodate all the students. It is very important that children have the right sized chair, it makes a big impact on how well a student focuses and learns.

Mrs. Arocho
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all 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

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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 Mrs. Arocho is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
LC413BU - Touch of Color™ Stacking Chair - Blue - 13 1/2" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 7 $349.93
LC413GR - Touch of Color™ Stacking Chair - Green - 13 1/2" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 7 $349.93
LC413RD - Touch of Color™ Stacking Chair - Red - 13 1/2" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $49.99 7 $349.93

Materials cost

$1,049.79

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$15.75

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,095.54

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$193.33

Total project goal

$1,288.87

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,288.87

14 Donors

-$842.97

Donations toward project cost

-$759.12

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$83.85

match offer

-$395.80

Match offer toward project cost

-$336.43

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$59.37

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$50.11

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Cape Coral","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5189854],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"FL","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3316708,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/super-sitters/3316708/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":40,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Arocho","authorIds":{"5189854":{"owner":"Mrs. Arocho","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3316708],"proposalHash":"1446142003","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/orig/tp5189854_orig.jpg?crop=1:1,smart&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1594768715356","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21143695,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NTc1NjY2Ng==","NTc1NzI1Mg==","NTI1MTE0MQ==","NTE4OTg1NA==","NTc1Nzg0Ng==","NTQyOTkxMA==","Mzg3MTA0OA==","NTY3MzY2MA==","NTc1NzEzMg==","NTYyNzY3Ng==","NTcyOTk4NA==","NTc1OTA2Mw==","NTc1ODA5NA==","NTc1OTMzMQ==","NTc2MzYzNQ=="],"teacherId":5189854,"schoolCounty":"Lee","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"FL","name":"Florida"}}