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Mrs. McNerney from Chicago IL is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Choose Kindness

Help me give my students books to read that teach them kindness.

  • $159 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Teachers who love teaching, teach children who love learning." As I enter my twentieth year of teaching, I continue to follow this mantra in my classroom. I teach twenty-eight, wonderful students who come from poverty. My students are from varying ethnic backgrounds. Most of them come from homes that are struggling financially.

My students are extremely motivated and they are genuinely respectful of each other.

They are lovers of learning and I am truly grateful to be their teacher this year. They come to school with smiles on their faces and they are eager to learn. We need new books to use in our literacy centers.

My Project

My students are lovers of learning and I am truly grateful to be their teacher this year. They come to school with smiles on their faces and they are eager to learn. Students learn best when they feel safe and accepted by others. I would like to get books for my classroom library that teach kindness. These books will show the students how to accept each other and be kind to each other. These books will provide examples of kindness and how they should act around others in the classroom or at home. I want my students to be nice, generous people who do good deeds throughout the school day.

I want my students to choose kindness in their words and actions.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
What Do You Do With a Problem? • Amazon Business $14.32 1 $14.32
Beautiful Oops! • Amazon Business $13.69 1 $13.69
What Do You Do With an Idea? • Amazon Business $13.67 1 $13.67
The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes • Amazon Business $13.59 1 $13.59
What Do You Do With a Chance? • Amazon Business $12.71 1 $12.71
The Most Magnificent Thing • Amazon Business $11.86 1 $11.86
The Dot • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue • Amazon Business $8.69 1 $8.69
The Wonky Donkey • Amazon Business $5.45 1 $5.45

Materials cost

$102.97

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$134.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.74

Total project goal

$158.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$158.25

5 Donors

-$158.25

Donations toward project cost

-$134.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$23.74

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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