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10 Teacher Appreciation Week Reactions that Will Make You Love Teachers Even More


Founded in 2000 by a high school teacher in the Bronx, DonorsChoose is a nonprofit website that empowers public school teachers from across the country to request much-needed materials for their students. Supporters contribute gifts of any size to a public school classroom of their choosing — helping teachers get the exact things they need for their students.

From May 4th–May 8th, we celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week with help and funding from a number of partners and citizen donors all over the country. These posts are just a few reactions that sum up what it looks like when teacher dreams come true.

1. This poet who doubles as a teacher.

2. This pun-derful person.

3. This teacher who knows what a real birthday celebration looks like.

4. I'm not crying...you're crying!

Mr. Batdorf is one of our teacher volunteers who reviews projects before they're posted on DonorsChoose. Find out more about our volunteer programs.

5. One teacher shared this gif and we agreed this was the mood.

6. This teacher who couldn't believe *her* classroom was receiving funding.


7. This teacher whose shopping cart we’re ready to copy.

8. A teacher called us magical unicorns...and our team created a new graphic.

9. This teacher who captured these amazing student smiles.


10. This most thankful teacher made our hearts sing.

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