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Mrs. Hawkins from Port Aransas TX is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

You can't lose yourself in a desk!

My students need alternative seating. It isn't very relaxing to sit in a desk when you are hoping to get lost in a book.

  • $629 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

We are a seaside community that has been impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Our island town doesn't have a single home that was left undamaged. Many of my students' homes are still uninhabitable almost four months after the storm.

We thought that restarting school would add a sense of normalcy to the chaos that permeates our students' lives.

In some ways it has.

One of the things I've noticed since we've restarted is that our kids are dealing with more than we ever expected.

My Project

It's hard to get lost in a book when you are stuck in a desk. My goal is to transform my classroom into space where students want to lose themselves in a book, writing a paper, or even researching new material. Herein lies the need for comfortable chairs.

Hurricane Harvey might have been a blessing in disguise because I am now able to transform our space into something conducive to learning and enjoyment.

Those two concepts should not be mutually exclusive.

Our goal in education should be to drive learning but also allow a certain amount of freedom and individuality. This is what I would like to do.

Mrs. Hawkins
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 150 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Shine Company Westport Adirondack Chair, Natural • Amazon Business $81.01 3 $243.03
Roundhill Furniture Botticelli English Letter Print Fabric Armless Contemporary Accent Chair, Single • Amazon Business $69.77 2 $139.54
Norwood Commercial Furniture NOR-STOOLBS-SO Plastic Stack Stool, 17 3/4" Height, 11 3/4" Width, 11 3/4 " Length, Black with Silver Legs (Pack of 5) • Amazon Business $59.78 1 $59.78
Gold Medal Virgin Expanded Polystyrene Bean Bag Refill • Amazon Business $17.94 1 $17.94
Wonder4 Decorative Quote Words Pillow Case Cotton Linen Square Decorative Throw Pillow Covers Cushion Cover 18" x 18" Be Kind Be Brave,Home Sweet Home Love in Simple Words • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
32" Puff Blue Mandala Floor Pillow Cushion Seating Throw Cover Hippie Decorative Boho " This is a Cover only " • Amazon Business $11.50 1 $11.50
Wausau 21869 Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb / 176 gsm, Vulcan Green, 250 Sheets • Amazon Business $8.39 1 $8.39

Materials cost

$497.06

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$534.52

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$94.33

Total project goal

$628.85

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$628.85

3 Donors

-$314.42

Donations toward project cost

-$267.26

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.16

match offer

-$314.42

Match offer toward project cost

-$267.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$47.16

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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