You're on track to get doubled donations (and unlock a reward for the colleague who referred you). Keep up the great work!
Take credit for your charitable giving! Check out your tax receipts

In a rush to make a major tax-deductible gift before the year's end? Purchase account credits and choose projects later!

Time is running out! Make your tax-deductible gift before midnight on December 31.

To use your $50 gift card credits, find a project to fund and we'll automatically apply your credits at checkout. Find a classroom project
Are you a public school teacher in need of funding? Get funded »

Are you a teacher? Create a project in 10 minutes and get what you need for your students. Tap here to start.

Menu
Skip to main content

We're a charity that makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Your gift is tax-deductible.

Your school email address was successfully verified.

 
See this teacher's page

Mrs. L from Pittsburgh PA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We PAWSitively Love Animals!

My students need book pouches and books about animals to help them develop a love and appreciation for animals!

  • $332 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We love to learn! These students can't wait to see what school and the world have in store for them and are so enthusiastic about learning! They are highly active and very energetic. They love to be hands-on and communicate with one another.

Our classroom is filled with 25 bright, beautiful, and blooming first graders who have a thirst for learning as much as they can each and every day.

Our classroom is located in Western Pennsylvania.

In our room, it feels comfortable, looks bright, and has constant movement, just the way we like it! It is an environment that welcomes all children and they love being here! I love it, too!

My Project

This is a project that we are super excited about! Animals are all around us. It is important to show care and appreciation towards animals. To help foster this love, we are asking for animal books, both fiction and non-fiction, to learn more about them! The more that students know about them, the easier it is for them to see that we need to care for them.

The book pouches are going to help students build a strong home- school connection.

Students will take these books home once a week and read them to their families. The books that we are requesting are at a variety of reading levels which is sure to meet the needs of all learners in our classroom.

Once we get this project funded, students will also have the opportunity to choose one of the books and create an animal report to share with their classmates. This will once again help students develop a love for animals when they hear all of the amazing and interesting facts about them!

Boost your odds

Add a profile photo in addition to your classroom photo. If you add a photo, it'll show up right here on your project page.

You are more likely to receive funding if you put a face to your name.

Upload a photo

3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

Learn how we’re working to support teachers and students during Covid-19

Top rated for efficiency and transparency.

You donate directly to the teacher or project you care about and see where every dollar you give goes.

Expand the "Where your donation goes" section below to see exactly what Mrs. L is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Store More Medium Book Pouches Neon Colors Set of 4 • Really Good Stuff $19.96 7 $139.72
National Geographic Kids Readers: Animal Homes (Pre-reader) • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
National Geographic Readers: Ponies • Amazon Business $4.99 1 $4.99
I Like Bugs (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Polar Bears • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Tigers • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Animals Everywhere! (Thomas & Friends) (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
Fake Out!: Animals That Play Tricks (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Sea Turtles • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
DK Readers: Animal Hospital (Level 2: Beginning to Read Alone) • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
DK Readers L0: Farm Animals • Amazon Business $3.99 1 $3.99
National Geographic Readers: Wolves • Amazon Business $3.96 1 $3.96
The World of Sharks: (Level 1) (Amer Museum of Nat History Easy Readers) • Amazon Business $3.95 1 $3.95
National Geographic Readers: Penguins! • Amazon Business $3.85 1 $3.85
Watch Out!: The World's Most Dangerous Creatures (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Slow, Slow Sloths (Penguin Young Readers, Level 2) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
National Geographic Readers: Ugly Animals • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
National Geographic Readers: Weird Sea Creatures • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Too Many Dogs (Step-Into-Reading, Step 1) • Amazon Business $3.74 1 $3.74
Big Shark, Little Shark (Step into Reading) • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
Scholastic Reader Level 1: From Tadpole to Frog • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
DK Readers L1: Jungle Animals • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Cheetahs • Amazon Business $3.19 1 $3.19
National Geographic Readers: Woof! 100 Fun Facts About Dogs • Amazon Business $2.89 1 $2.89
DK Readers L1: All About Bats • Amazon Business $2.68 1 $2.68
Clark the Shark: Tooth Trouble, No. 1 • Amazon Business $2.51 1 $2.51

Materials cost

$232.92

Vendor shipping charges

$14.95

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$281.36

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.65

Total project goal

$331.01

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$331.01

2 Donors

-$109.69

Donations toward project cost

-$94.89

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.80

match offer

-$219.38

Match offer toward project cost

-$186.47

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$32.91

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

View complete list Show less

Project Activity

{"pmaHash":"","schoolCity":"Pittsburgh","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[2434433],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"PA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":1,"name":"Early Education"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":3585599,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/we-pawsitively-love-animals/3585599/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Mrs. L","authorIds":{"2434433":{"owner":"Mrs. L","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[3585599],"proposalHash":"-1502601967","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://storage.donorschoose.net/dc_prod/images/teacher/profile/272x272/tp2434433_272x272.jpg?width=136&height=136&fit=bounds&auto=webp&t=1537017094806","teacherHasProfilePhoto":true,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":20506550,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["MjY5MDMwMQ==","MjQzNDQzMw==","NTc3MDc3Mw=="],"teacherId":2434433,"schoolCounty":"Allegheny","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"PA","name":"Pennsylvania"}}