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 »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

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.

See this teacher's page

Mrs. Regalado from Riverside CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

There Is No Friend as Loyal as a Book-EH

Help me give my students a diverse library to continue their love of reading!

  • $343 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are driven to find their personal passion! We are in a low-income area where students find their sanctuary at our school. Many of my students end up at our school because a traditional school was not meeting their personalized needs. These students often have gifts that go undiscovered due to the lack of understanding of their needs. I feel that it is important for them to discover what they are passionate about, enabling them to develop college and career goals.

My Project

We started out the year without a school library or classroom library. I have been on a mission to create a classroom library full of diverse books where every student can find a book to read and enjoy. I want my students to be excited about reading. In our classroom we read to gain a deeper understanding, increase comprehension, build vocabulary and background knowledge, as well as for pleasure.

Reading is important because it develops the mind!

I want my students to read for a purpose as well as read for pleasure. Having books for them to choose from excites them to read. Our growing library has created a classroom culture where reading is treasured. Students are sharing and recommending books to each other. They are requesting titles for our next book project. I will continue to build a library that represents each and every one of my students.

Mrs. Regalado
Grades 6-8
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

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

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 Mrs. Regalado is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Clean Getaway • Amazon Business $12.19 2 $24.38
Jason Reynolds's Track Series Paperback Collection: Ghost; Patina; Sunny; Lu • Amazon Business $21.38 1 $21.38
Maybe He Just Likes You • Amazon Business $17.18 1 $17.18
White Bird: A Wonder Story • Amazon Business $16.59 1 $16.59
Prisoner B-3087 • Amazon Business $14.73 1 $14.73
The Disaster Days • Amazon Business $14.18 1 $14.18
Internment • Amazon Business $13.75 1 $13.75
Survivors of the Holocaust: True Stories of Six Extraordinary Children • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks • Amazon Business $13.19 1 $13.19
Refugee • Amazon Business $9.74 1 $9.74
The Day the Crayons Quit • Amazon Business $9.19 1 $9.19
I'm Not Dying with You Tonight • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
What Were You Thinking?: Learning to Control Your Impulses (Executive Function) • Amazon Business $8.87 1 $8.87
Then She Was Gone: A Novel • Amazon Business $8.79 1 $8.79
I Am Watching You • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
After the Shot Drops • Amazon Business $7.49 1 $7.49
Esperanza Rising (Scholastic Gold) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Long Way Down • Amazon Business $6.79 1 $6.79
Hatchet • Amazon Business $6.17 1 $6.17
As Brave As You • Amazon Business $5.79 1 $5.79

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


10 Donors


Donations toward project cost


Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


match offer


Match offer toward project cost


Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms


Excluded support for DonorsChoose


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":"Riverside","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[5588889],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"CA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":3,"name":"Middle School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4801544,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":5,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":65,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. Regalado","authorIds":{"5588889":{"owner":"Mrs. Regalado","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4801544],"proposalHash":"-1410363846","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":",886,x0,y42&width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1606855622908","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":21225680,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":{"completingDonationAmount":38,"proposalURL":"project/school-supplies-to-brighten-our-projects/5528104/","proposalTitle":"School Supplies to Brighten our Projects!","proposalId":5528104},"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NzIxNDgzNQ==","NTU4ODg4OQ==","NDE1MzMwOQ==","NTYwNjA0","NDUzMjE3OQ==","NzE0ODA0NA==","NDEyMTc4","NjQ2OTM1Ng==","NTQ5NTYz","NDE4MTczNg==","NzEyMDAwOA=="],"teacherId":5588889,"schoolCounty":"Riverside","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"CA","name":"California"}}