Teachers launch GoFundMe campaigns to assistance compensate for classroom expenses

May 1, 2017 - School Supplies

Fond of summer book clubs when he was a child, clergyman Blake Macdonald wanted his seventh graders during Kanoon Magnet School in Little Village to rise a adore for reading outward of school.

“Not any 13-year-old in a city of Chicago loves to read. we wish we can change that viewpoint a small bit,” he said.

Macdonald lifted $515 in Mar regulating GoFundMe to buy new, critically acclaimed immature adult novels with several titles including “The Kite Runner,” “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” and “All American Boys” for any of his 60 students. They can use a books in fourth entertain book clubs, take them home to examination or finish them over summer vacation and keep them.

“They’re anxious and adore a books, and (they’re) reading them when I’m not seeking them to, that is a pleasing thing,” pronounced Macdonald, who shelled out some of his possess income for a books as well.