"This project is important to me because I was once a struggling reader. I had that one teacher that showed me some different techniques which allowed me to have a love for reading. I too want my students to share the same passion I have for reading. I also want my special needs students to be successful in other classes," wrote Swidler on the Donors Choose.
To date, Swidler's request has had four donors. He is $1,375 shy of his goal.
"A listening center is a fabulous way for students to dive into text that may be too difficult for them as readers, but are very capable to listen and comprehend," wrote Garcia in her Donors Choose request.