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Ms. Kaluzny from Wilmington NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Take a Load Off...I Mean, Please Choose Your Seat

Help me give my students flexible choices where they can work their best!

  • $645 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work at an amazing Title One school that was hit hard by Hurricane Florence. Not only did our school have to relocate, but many of our students and their families were left with damaged, unlivable homes and had to relocate as well. There have been so many challenges, changes, and losses this school year.

My goal is to help overcome these experiences and create the most inviting, engaging classroom for the children, a place they can count on every day to feel safe and loved, where they can learn and grow.

My Project

This project will put flexible seating choices into my classroom. In first grade, children are expected to grow 6 reading levels. This is a huge amount of growth, so we have no time to waste. Empowering students is vital to getting quality work done.

I have seen how choice can positively affect my students work and know the additional seating options will help us grow even more!

The wobble stools will be extremely beneficial for some students that just need to get the wiggles out. The lap desks/writing tables provide an alternative to sitting at a desk and the cushions will support lower table seating.

Ms. Kaluzny
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Kore Kids Wobble Chair - Flexible Seating Stool for Classroom & Elementary School, ADD/ADHD - Made in USA - Age 6-7, Grade 1-2, Black (14in) • Amazon Business $62.98 5 $314.90
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Eggplant • Amazon Business $25.00 4 $100.00
ECR4Kids SoftZone Floor Cushions with Handles, 2" Deluxe Foam, Square, Assorted, (6-Pack) • Amazon Business $59.19 1 $59.19

Materials cost

$474.09

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$36.98

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.11

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$548.18

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$96.74

Total project goal

$644.92

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$644.92

8 Donors

-$441.39

Donations toward project cost

-$378.18

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.21

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$3.53

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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