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  • $491 goal

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Ms. Herod
Grades PreK-2
  • Crenshaw Elementary School
  • Crenshaw, MS
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 3 donors
  • $0 still needed

The Magic Carpet!

My students need a new rug for reading in the classroom.

My Students

"If one reads enough books, one has a fighting chance. Or better, one's chances of survival increase with each book one reads." - Sherman Alexie

I have a beautiful group of hardworking first graders.

They are magnificent and full of energy! We attend a very small school in an impoverished town located in the Mississippi Delta. So small, that we have less than 250 students. There is only two first grade classes in the entire school.

My Project

We do not have much, but it is enough for learning. We would like to have a carpet so that we can enjoy reading and classroom activities. Our school has started the Accelerated Reading program. We strive to meet our AR goals each week. I know that the carpet will motivate the students to want to read more. They can have their own little place to go to and enter into the wonderful world of reading.

Although we were unsuccessful the first time from lack of donations, I have faith in the Donors Choose organization.

I really hope that you all can find it in your hearts to help us. I would be so grateful, and it would mean the world to my students.

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
CARPET READING TRAIN 7FT 8IN X 10FT 9IN RECTANGLE SELECT COLOR • School Specialty $326.87 1 $326.87
OPTION CLASS - JOY CARPET READING TRAIN COLOR OPTIONS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00
PRIMARY (01) - JOY CARPETS • School Specialty $0.00 1 $0.00

Materials cost

$326.87

Vendor shipping charges

$32.69

State sales tax

$22.88

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.90

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$417.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$73.65

Total project goal

$490.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$490.99

2 Donors

-$245.49

Donations toward project cost

-$208.67

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.82

match offer

-$245.49

Match offer toward project cost

-$208.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.82

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 20 students.

Project Activity

This classroom project was brought to life by NEA Foundation and 2 other donors.

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