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

With Choices, We Can Make Changes!

Help me give my students the opportunity to read, learn, and enjoy the Choices Magazines comfortably in a safe place.

  • $592 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are middle school students in grades 6-8 who are learning to discover a passion for reading. Ninety-seven percent of my students receive SNAP benefits and come from a low socioeconomic environment. My students have been introduced to many fantastic authors that they can relate to and I want to enhance their little light and help it shine brighter.

My students are very vocal about issues they face in their community.

I believe reading will be an opportunity for my children to escape, if only for a while.

My Project

Choices magazines will provide them with examples of positive choices teenagers around the world have made to enhance their academic achievements. The Choices magazines will support vocabulary usage in context and the articles are current and relevant.

"The Choices" Magazines will make a difference in my students' learning because they will have the opportunity to read about choices that teenagers face in their daily lives.

Students will use these choices as exemplars of perseverance. Choices magazines will support students as they collaboratively discuss articles that tap into the social emotional learning.

Students will enjoy the flexible seating as they read as well as using flexible seating to support students' different learning styles.

Mrs. L.
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Choices, Grades 7-12 (min. 10 subscriptions per order) • Scholastic Magazines and Book Clubs $9.49 30 $284.70
Flash Furniture Cotton Twill Small Dot Kids Bean Bag Chair, Green • Staples Advantage $76.39 2 $152.78

Materials cost

$437.48

Vendor shipping charges

$28.47

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$502.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$88.68

Total project goal

$591.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$591.19

1 Donor

-$296.00

Donations toward project cost

-$251.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.40

match offer

-$295.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$250.91

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$44.28

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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