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Ms. Rossbach from San Jose CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader, Tomorrow a Leader

Help me give my students the book "Maybe Something Beautiful" to have their own copy as we participate in Read for the Record!

  • $520 goal

This project expired on January 16, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are kindergartners in San Jose, California from a variety of ethnic cultures. Many are English language learners who come into school each and every day eager to learn. They are a passionate group of students who in a short amount of time are already demonstrating responsibility, respect, empathy, and persistence and are learning to advocate for themselves and their families. Many of our kinder students are from low-income families, however, their families are very involved and proactive in their children's future. We would like to provide our students with more resources to help relieve our families from financial pressures regarding educational items. Although only in kinder, our students are beginning their voyage in the educational system and starting them with the correct resources and opportunities to learn is going to allow them to continue and pursue their own aspirations as they continue to grow.

My Project

As a school community, we want to instill a love of reading within our students. One project we want to participate in is "Read for the Record." This program is a national campaign to bring young children together with valued grownups in their lives to read the same book, on the same day, in communities all over the world. Allowing each kinder student to have a copy of the book "Maybe Something Beautiful" creates a sense of joy, inclusion, and whole-group participation in Read for the Record. Also, students can take the books home, read with their families, and continue building on the foundation that we are instilling, which is to love reading!

Ms. Rossbach
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Maybe Something Beautiful • AKJ Education $12.40 30 $372.00

Materials cost

$372.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$34.04

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$441.62

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$77.93

Total project goal

$519.55

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$519.55

5 Donors

-$393.31

Donations toward project cost

-$348.31

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$45.00

match offer

-$109.78

Match offer toward project cost

-$93.31

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.47

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.47

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$0.00

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