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Mrs. Keys from Philadelphia PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Today a Reader Tomorrow a Leader

Help me give my students Books to encourage them to fall in love with reading

  • $226 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are in a self-contained, autistic, support classroom in an urban school in Philadelphia, for grade bands K-2. My students are all on varying grade levels academically. I have several high functioning students as well as low functioning students.

My students are very sweet and kind who want the ability to learn in the best possible environment for them.

My students are very hands-on students who also like visuals. They enjoy completing puzzles, building things with blocks and LEGOs.

My Project

It is so important for our students to read outside of school as much as it is to read in school. I want to have my own up to date classroom library where they can take a book at any time just for fun. If they can read for fun and find enjoyment in it, they will become better lifelong readers. These skills will transfer over into our classrooms.

If their reading skills increase, it is obvious that their grades are going to increase also.

I believe that for kids to get excited about reading, we need to have the most current books which our school library may not have. To have a literacy rich environment my students will be encouraged to read books.

Mrs. Keys
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
RE570X - My First I Can Read! Read-Alongs • Lakeshore Learning Materials $159.00 1 $159.00

Materials cost

$159.00

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$191.38

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.77

Total project goal

$225.15

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$225.15

3 Donors

-$75.04

Donations toward project cost

-$63.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.25

match offer

-$150.11

Match offer toward project cost

-$127.59

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.52

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$0.00

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