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Mrs. Sowa from Humble TX is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Tote, Tote, Tote Your Boat

Help me give my students trays to keep them organized as they switch through their classes. These trays will help them keep up with their work and belongings and give them a sense of ownership in their work.

  • $261 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, inquisitive, and love their school! They thrive in a classroom that encourages them to take risks, try new things, and work through mistakes and failures. Many come from diverse backgrounds and homes that often do not afford the opportunity to experience the world outside of their own neighborhood. School offers them a gateway to the world beyond the neighborhood and the walls of the classroom.

They love hands-on, interactive activities, particularly when they get to incorporate technology.

Activities that allow them to discover and create on their own energize them and help give them the motivation and interest they need to work through new and difficult skills and concepts. With a lot of love and a little support, these students can do anything!

My Project

Teaching organization and personal responsibility is an important part of elementary education. These trays will help students keep up with their belongings and give them a sense of ownership for their work and supplies in class. We have students who come to school without backpacks and supplies and these trays will give them a place that is their own to keep their belongings. When switching between classes, it can be difficult for students to manage and keep track of their folders, books, and supplies. These trays are compact and portable which helps limit the amount of belongings and makes transitions easier.

Mrs. Sowa
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TRAY STORAGE 10 X 13 X 3 BLACK PACK OF 5 • School Specialty $15.61 11 $171.71

Materials cost

$171.71

Vendor shipping charges

$17.17

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.58

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$221.46

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$39.08

Total project goal

$260.54

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$260.54

6 Donors

-$137.17

Donations toward project cost

-$130.79

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.38

match offer

-$106.67

Match offer toward project cost

-$90.67

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$16.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$16.70

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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