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Mr. Martinez from Santa Fe NM is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

The Magic Reading Carpet

Help me give my students a soft and beautiful place to read and study in the reading corner of our classroom.

  • $183 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from all economic and cultural backgrounds. We are 50% free and reduced lunch school with students from almost all demographic areas. The students are enthusiastic to be at school and are committed to their education now and post-secondary education. Many of them will be the first in their families to graduate from high school and continue on to college. All of the students are in our college prep school to make a better life for all.

My Project

We have a cold hard concrete floor in our room. I would like to give my students an area where they can stretch out and read, study, practice Mindfulness and connect with each other. I have a small couch that I will put this in front of so that they can circle up an communicate with each other in a sacred (non religious) space.

Many of the students come from unhealthy homes, this area gives them a safe, comfortable place to feel at home within the school.

This will also help to create ownership of the classroom and their learning.

Mr. Martinez
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 150 students.

4 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Surya Harput Polypropylene 5'3" x 7'3" Red Rug (HAP1009-5373) • Quill.com $123.29 1 $123.29

Materials cost

$123.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$155.14

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$27.38

Total project goal

$182.52

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$182.52

2 Donors

-$182.52

Donations toward project cost

-$155.14

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.38

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$0.00

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