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Mrs. Townsend from Homestead FL is requesting Reading Nooks, Desks & Storage through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Work Ready Sophomores

Help me give my students a safe, cozy place to learn and work.

  • $459 goal

This project expired on March 14, 2020.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are driven, eager, and excited about school. Many of them look forward to coming to school because they are surrounded by people who love and care for them. However, there is also a large population of students who do not show up for school each day.

The majority of our students receive free or reduced-price lunch making us a Title I school.

Many of their parents work more than one job just to make ends meet. Some of our students are homeless, and have no access to basic needs let alone technology. Some students only spend a few hours with their parents each day. Therefore, I try my best to make my classroom as comforting as possible!

We need our students to be ready for college and their future careers. We also need to show them that attendance matters and that professionalism and responsibility is essential.

My Project

When students walk into my classroom, I want them to feel motivated. I want them to walk in ready to learn. Many students walk into the same layout with the same uncomfortable seats in every single classroom.

I believe these additions to our classroom will make the students feel special, welcome and comfortable to work in a space that will drive them to succeed.

Let's face it, sitting on a hard, flat seat with a desk that has been around since 1975 is super uncomfortable. Sitting in a classroom for 90 minutes in those uncomfortable seats will not produce the most optimal results. That's why we need a classroom that appreciates our different learning styles.

Mrs. Townsend
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 250 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Homekoko 47" Home Office Desk Computer Desk with Storage Bookshelf Study Table Writing Desk • Amazon Business $99.99 1 $99.99
Urban Shop Faux Fur Saucer Chair, Navy • Amazon Business $44.24 2 $88.48
Ottomanson Cozy Color Solid Contemporary Living and Bedroom Soft Shag Area Rug, 5'3" L x 7'0" W, Gray • Amazon Business $48.14 1 $48.14
Hodedah Armless, Low-Back, Adjustable Height, Swiveling Task Chair with Padded Back and Seat in Black • Amazon Business $22.97 2 $45.94
Furinno Beginning Coffee Table, French Oak Grey • Amazon Business $42.11 1 $42.11
Intelligent Design Azza Poly Chenille Square Floor Pillow Cushion, 20"x20"x5", Blush • Amazon Business $29.74 1 $29.74

Materials cost

$354.40

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.32

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$389.72

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$68.77

Total project goal

$458.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$458.49

1 Donor

-$458.49

Donations toward project cost

-$389.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$68.77

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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