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Ms. Mahmet from Whiting IN is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

We Work Best When We Are Comfortable!

My students need flexible seating which encourages them to find their cozy spot on the sofa futon, gravity chair or rocker.

  • $459 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Lets relax, read and learn!

My students love being able to use the library after school!

We are a large middle/high school with 1350 students in grades 6th-12th. Many have different socio-economic backgrounds. My student population is very diverse, and each student needs to learn in their own way. All students are able to access our library and reading lounge during the day and after school.

My avid readers love to browse in the library, especially our diverse fiction section. They also suggest books to me for purchase to add to our collection.

My Project

Currently, the small flexible seating area in the library lounge is the first place students select to sit and read, do homework, and collaborate with their peers. A sofa, gravity chairs and rocker will create an at home atmosphere.

Students who are comfortable and given choices in their learning space are more likely to be engaged and concentrate on their work.

As a learning environment, the library lounge alternative seating area creates a place that attracts students, makes them want to research, collaborate and interact. The environment is diverse and dynamic. The area needs to expand to accommodate an entire class. Your donation will help us add a sofa futon, gravity chairs and a rocker so everyone has their own space.

Ms. Mahmet
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Novogratz Brittany Sofa Futon - Navy Linen • Amazon Business $224.61 1 $224.61
Sunjoy Zero Gravity Chair-Blue • Amazon Business $39.99 2 $79.98
Klear Vu Indoor/Outdoor Pads, Rocking Chair Cushion Set seat Measures 19L x 18.5W x 3H, and Back Measures 20.5L x 18W x 3H, Marine Blue • Amazon Business $49.99 1 $49.99

Materials cost

$354.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$389.90

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.81

Total project goal

$458.71

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$458.71

23 Donors

-$453.41

Donations toward project cost

-$389.90

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$63.51

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$5.30

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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