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Ms. Acidera from San Jose CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Supplies for Successful Arrival and Departure

Help me give my students supplies to help arrival and departure go by smoother.

  • $972 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our room is a classroom for students with moderate to severe disabilities and although it's a wide range of abilities, they're able to learn and have fun! All of the students are working on daily living and vocational skills so that they are able to live as independently as possible. They enjoy taking walks around the neighborhood, cooking up new recipes and exploring the world through multi sensory activities.

It's not the diagnosis that makes these students special; it's their heart and personality that really makes them special.

Everyday my students make gains toward being more independent and I love celebrating every milestone.

My Project

Transitions can be tough for anyone and it can be especially tough for my students. Various timers will help the students transition easier between activities and to the buses.

Having a shelf and coat rack to put their belongings will also help foster independent daily living skills for our students and be the consistency they need for a big transition like coming to and leaving school.

A functional cubby shelf will help the students identify where to put and retrieve their backpacks.

Furthermore, when it is raining, umbrellas will help keep our students dry during busing times. Please help support our class get the supplies we need to start and end our day on the right foot. Many thanks!

Ms. Acidera
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Carolina Line Backpack / Diaper Bag Storage Cabinet • Kaplan Early Learning Company $458.96 1 $458.96
ZOMAKE Golf Umbrella Windproof Large 68 inch Double Canopy Automatic Open Umbrella for Men - Vented Sun Umbrella - Stick Umbrellas • Amazon Business $28.99 5 $144.95
Premium Solid Maple Coat Rack • Kaplan Early Learning Company $62.96 1 $62.96
PP181 - Giant Classroom Timer • Lakeshore Learning Materials $39.99 1 $39.99
HH829 - Children’s Timer - Each • Lakeshore Learning Materials $5.99 2 $11.98

Materials cost

$718.84

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$65.77

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.78

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$825.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$145.66

Total project goal

$971.05

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$971.05

10 Donors

-$755.00

Donations toward project cost

-$650.75

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$104.25

match offer

-$205.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$174.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.75

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$10.59

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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