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Mrs. Dittrich from Jacksonville NC is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

The Old Blue Chair

Help me give my students the opportunity to sit in new chairs that would provide a safer environment for the students to move around the classroom.

  • $1,060 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My second graders are like typical 7 and 8-year olds. They like to socialize, explore and learn about new topics they have never been exposed to. They are interested in learning about the world and creatures around them. Unfortunately, many of their experiences, opportunities and resources are limited because their families are working hard to provide for their families.

I teach 17 wonderful children who are eager to learn.

My school is a Title I school in a military town. We have several families with a parent deployed or have moved several times in one school year. My students were impacted by Hurricane Florence. Many of them are still dealing with the devastating impact it had on our state. There are still houses that are covered with tarps, dry wall and flooring that needs to be replaced and several people are displaced.

My Project

We currently have old blue chairs in my classroom that have been here since before I started teaching at this school ten years ago. The students constantly trip over the chairs. They do not look like traditional chairs with legs. The chairs have loops on the legs which stick out causing the students to trip when they are trying to move throughout the classroom. New chairs would look great with the new tables we got through another DonorsChoose project. They are color coded to match the tables. These chairs would provide a safer classroom for the students to move around in.

Mrs. Dittrich
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 17 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Berries Plastic Chair w/ Powder-Coated Legs Seat Height: 14", Chair Colors: Blue 003 • Teachers' School Supply $36.17 4 $144.68
Berries Plastic Chair w/ Powder-Coated Legs Seat Height: 14", Chair Colors: Teal 005 • Teachers' School Supply $36.17 4 $144.68
Berries Plastic Chair w/ Powder-Coated Legs Seat Height: 14", Chair Colors: Red 008 • Teachers' School Supply $36.17 4 $144.68
Berries Plastic Chair w/ Powder-Coated Legs Seat Height: 14", Chair Colors: Purple 004 • Teachers' School Supply $36.17 4 $144.68
Berries Plastic Chair w/ Powder-Coated Legs Seat Height: 14", Chair Colors: Orange 114 • Teachers' School Supply $36.17 4 $144.68

Materials cost

$723.40

Vendor shipping charges

$79.57

State sales tax

$56.43

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.85

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$900.25

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$158.87

Total project goal

$1,059.12

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,059.12

3 Donors

-$105.91

Donations toward project cost

-$90.02

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$15.89

match offer

-$953.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$810.23

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$142.98

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$0.00

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