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Mr. Williamson from Chesapeake VA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Need World Religion Books!

Help me give my students World Religion books to help them learn about the diversity of the religions, people, and cultures that surround them.

  • $250 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students attend a Title I qualified school where the students achieve great success through hard work and determination. Most of my students come from low income and single parent homes who are struggling to make ends meet. My job, as an AP European History and World Religions teacher, is to create a fun, inclusive learning environment which helps each student to achieve their maximum potential. With your help, we can make a difference in the lives of all the diverse learners in my classroom and teach them a little bit about the world around them.

My Project

So many times, students are surrounded by people of other religions and cultures and do not know it. Others who are aware of it, shy away from opportunities to make friends or learn something new because they are uncomfortable. Many often rely on old stereotypes or what the mainstream media tells us about a particular people or religion. In my World Religions Class, we seek out to learn other religions and cultures, but we need help.

The books that we do have are falling apart and much of the information is not the latest available.

Therefore, leaving many with questions that desperately need to be answered. Through your donation and these set of books, we will be able to dive deeper into each religion and further our understanding of others.

Mr. Williamson
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 90 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
In the Buddha's Words: An Anthology of Discourses from the Pali Canon (The Teachings of the Buddha) • Amazon Business $17.96 10 $179.60

Materials cost

$179.60

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.69

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.29

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.46

Total project goal

$249.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$249.75

2 Donors

-$184.00

Donations toward project cost

-$156.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.60

match offer

-$65.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$55.89

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$9.86

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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