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.

 

Ms. MacGeorge from East Boston MA is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Where's That Book?

Help me give my students a bookshelf that is safe to use when selecting a book to read.

  • $513 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are wonderful and make getting up for work exciting and rewarding. While it is my job to teach them, I learn so much from my students. Many of their families work two or more jobs to provide for their family. We work as a team to provide their children with the best possible education. Our school is a Title I, inner city, K-5 elementary school. We have a large Hispanic population and an Autistic and English as a Second Language strand.

My Project

What made you a better reader this year? That was the question I posed to my students who improved by two to three grade levels last year. What I heard did not really surprise me. Students reported that I introduced them to books that really interested them and they started reading more. I currently have five bookshelves and a table full of books. However, there are more books in storage that I can not put out because I need another bookshelf. I also plan to keep buying more.

We do not have a school library, so for many of my students, I am the only person who will lend them a book to read at home.

When books are organized by reading level and series, it is easy for students to quickly help themselves to books of interest and start reading. I believe that if I instill a love of reading in my students they will become life long learners.

Ms. MacGeorge
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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

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 Ms. MacGeorge is requesting.

See our finances

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sandusky Elite 58" 4-Shelf Welded Mobile Bookcase, Putty (BM30361852-07) • Staples Advantage $399.99 1 $399.99

Materials cost

$399.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.00

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$435.99

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$76.94

Total project goal

$512.93

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$512.93

1 Donor

-$290.66

Donations toward project cost

-$290.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$170.98

Match offer toward project cost

-$145.33

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.65

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$51.29

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":"East Boston","showProjectRecommendations":true,"teachersOnPage":[1035024],"isTeacherViewingTheirOwnProject":false,"schoolState":"MA","teacherPossessivePronoun":"her","PMsManager":null,"schoolGradeType":{"id":2,"name":"Elementary School"},"TeacherPMForms":{},"proposalId":4312457,"proposalMessageFormModel":null,"numActiveProjects":0,"completingDonationAmount":0,"teacherHasClassroomPhoto":true,"proposalURL":"https://www.donorschoose.org/project/wheres-that-book/4312457/","verifyShowPhotos":"","mayHaveReplacements":false,"numStudents":25,"teacherScreenName":"Ms. MacGeorge","authorIds":{"1035024":{"owner":"Ms. MacGeorge","donationSalutations":{}}},"displayedPercentFunded":1.0,"proposalsOnPage":[4312457],"proposalHash":"-890619182","isApplePayMobileOnly":true,"progressBarPercentage":100.00,"pmaId":"","teacherProfilePhotoURL":"https://cdn.donorschoose.net/images/placeholder-avatars/136/teacher-placeholder-3_136.png","teacherHasProfilePhoto":false,"currentWorkflowStatusCode":21,"teacherChallengeId":252110,"photosPublished":true,"queryString":"","DonorPMForm":null,"isApplePayEnabled":true,"fundedByTarget":false,"activeProject":null,"donorIdsForImpactPhotoCheck":["NjU4MzQ4NQ==","MTAzNTAyNA=="],"teacherId":1035024,"schoolCounty":"Suffolk","fullyFunded":true,"isStudentLed":false,"isExpired":true,"schoolStateObj":{"code":"MA","name":"Massachusetts"}}