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Mrs. San Filippo from San Jose CA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Update Our Classroom For Easy Access to Learning Materials!

My students need better ways to organize their work to make learning more accessible every day!

  • $931 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come to school every day with a desire to learn, an element of excitement, and a curiosity of what will happen in class that day. We spend time in class helping everyone feel included and prepared to learn.

I teach at a Title I elementary school in the Bay Area, and over 90% of our students receive free and reduced price meal plans.

Most students do not have access to school supplies and technology is considered an absolute luxury; however, my students are still optimistic about the day! They are eager to give it their all every day and it's my job to help them achieve as much as possible in and out of the classroom. My goal is for them to get what they need from our classroom environment.

My Project

For first graders, it can take some extra practice and routines to maximize their learning time. The tools we need will definitely help manage their learning space even better than ever before. For example, the Surf flexible seating will allow the students to use their iPads or reading books at any place in our classroom. These unique seats are perfect for learning bodies. The students can go to any space in class and use this flexible seating option while still being comfortable and using their iPad or book effectively.

These various products will allow me to meet the needs of all the students in my class helping them to stay focused, remain organized, and to feel successful navigating our room!

The organization carts will allow for quick and easy access to learning materials for all students. Students will be able to get what they need quickly and easily with these organizational resources!

All of these project materials will definitely benefit the first graders in our classroom. They will help to minimize distractions and help students stay focused by providing the necessary accommodations for an accessible classroom.

Mrs. San Filippo
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
ECR4Kids The Surf Portable Lap Desk/Laptop Stand/Writing Table, Orange • Amazon Business $25.00 8 $200.00
IRIS Portable Plastic Project Case DN-320 *Set of 3 Cases • Amazon Business $31.95 6 $191.70
Kore Patented WOBBLE Chair | Now Antimicrobial Protection | Stem Flexible Seating | Made in the USA - Active Sitting Kids - Green - Kids (14in) • Amazon Business $69.99 2 $139.98
Honey-Can-Do Rolling Storage Cart Organizer 12 Plastic Drawers • Amazon Business $56.99 1 $56.99
ECR4Kids 6Drawer Mobile Organizer, Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $46.98 1 $46.98
Chair Bands for Kids with Fidgety Feet :: Fidget Bands for School Classroom Chairs, Ideal for ADHD, Autism, Hyperactivity :: 20" x 2" x 3/64", Affordable Alternative to Bouncy Bands • Amazon Business $27.97 1 $27.97
Classroom Keepers 10-Shelf Organizer, Red (001314) • Amazon Business $24.44 1 $24.44

Materials cost

$688.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$62.96

3rd party payment processing fee

$10.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$791.34

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$139.65

Total project goal

$930.99

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$930.99

8 Donors

-$730.99

Donations toward project cost

-$621.36

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$109.63

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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