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 »
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.


Mr. Vidischak from Moorefield WV is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Hobbit : There and Back Again

My students need 30 copies of "The Hobbit", with an audio copy.

  • $276 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Do you remember taking 9th grade English? Its a challenge to get our kids to read anything other than gaming magazines.

As a 9th grade English teacher it can be a challenge to find anything that will keep a students interest.

I have two classes of English 9, we are a smaller school of about 400 total students, mixed races and cultures ranging from Hispanic, Caucasian, African American; all of which share different levels of educational needs.

My Project

With the upcoming school year approaching and looking forward to another exciting year, I have been looking for a text that would engage my students and have a cross genre into film. With the new film, The Hobbit, due out next summer I feel this is a great way to tie the two together.

By funding t his project, I will be able to not only have a different genre of literature for the students to explore, but they will also be able to see how stories get translated from text to film.

The students will see the translation of plot, rising action, climax, and resolution from text to film.

Read More
Mr. Vidischak
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of 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

1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 65 students.

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 Mr. Vidischak is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hobbit - Random House • AKJ Books $6.23 30 $186.90
Hobbit - NU2536 • AKJ Books $9.35 1 $9.35

Materials cost


Vendor shipping charges


State sales tax


3rd party payment processing fee


Fulfillment labor & materials


Total project cost


Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Total project goal


How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal


1 Donor


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Still needed View calculationHide calculation


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

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Moorefield","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[768335],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"WV","teacherPossessivePronoun":"his","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":4,"name":"High School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"applePayMerchantID":"","proposalId":589307,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","numStudents":65,"teacherScreenName":"Mr. Vidischak","authorIds":{"768335":{"owner":"Mr. Vidischak","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[589307],"proposalHash":"-1005886330","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":130437,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MTY0NzQz"],"teacherId":768335,"schoolCounty":"Hardy","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"WV","name":"West Virginia"}}