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Mrs. Grelis from Philadelphia PA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Update Our Desks 2

Help me give my students beautiful, new, collaborative desks and chairs for group work.

  • $895 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our high school is a small school with big school ambitions. The educators are continuously striving to make themselves better for the wonderful students who attend here. My students are English language learners who are recent immigrants to the United States.

Many of my students have experienced interrupted schooling due to various reasons beyond their control.

Most of my students are from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. My students are very eager to learn everything they can to make up for their lost learning time.

If I can provide them the necessary materials to catch up to their peers, my students will shine brightly. We need to show these students that we care and will do our best to help them in the classroom and in their new country.

My Project

The desks we currently have in our classrooms are old, dirty, and even dangerous! We are provided only a limited amount of money to purchase classroom furniture and it does not come close to what we need. If we were to outfit each classroom with new desks, it would cost almost $200,000! Therefore, we are trying to complete each classroom little by little.

I am asking for four new desks and chairs to complete a collaborative group space, which can be split up for independent work.

Our new desks would freshen up our classroom and make it a more exciting, inviting place to learn!

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Mrs. Grelis
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 40 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
DESK - CLASSROOM SELECT CONTEMPORARY COLLABORATION - 30X21X16 OCTAGON LAMINATE TOP - CHROME FRAME - 30 FIXED HEIGHT - SPECIFY TOP COLOR - SPECIFY BOOK BOX OR BOOKRACK • School Specialty $126.67 4 $506.68
CHAIR - CS CONTEMPORARY FOUR LEG - SOFT PLASTIC SHELL 20 A+ - CHROME FRAME - SPECIFY SHELL COLOR - SPECIFY GLIDE • School Specialty $37.07 4 $148.28
OPTION CLASS - CS CONTEMPORARY A/A+ SHELL COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
FELT (PP) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS TRAD/CONT/NEOCLASS/ROYAL STANDARD GLIDE OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
METAL BOOK BOX (M) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - SPECIFY BOOK BOX OR BOOK RACK - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
NEPAL TEAK (PP1) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
OPTION CLASS - CS CONTEMPORARY LAMINATE TOP COLOR OPTION • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00
BURGUNDY (PP1) - CLASSROOM SELECT • School Specialty $0.00 4 $0.00

Materials cost

$654.96

Vendor shipping charges

$65.50

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$9.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$760.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$134.17

Total project goal

$894.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$894.45

5 Donors

-$291.74

Donations toward project cost

-$264.33

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.41

match offer

-$583.47

Match offer toward project cost

-$495.95

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$87.52

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.24

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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