Who is DonorsChoose.org?
Founded in 2000 by a Bronx history teacher, DonorsChoose.org has raised $772,434,197 for America's classrooms. Teachers come to DonorsChoose.org to request the materials and experiences they need most for their classrooms, and donors give to the projects that inspire them.
To date, 3,539,841 people and partners have funded 1,309,980 projects on the site, reaching 31,773,398 students and making DonorsChoose.org the leading platform for supporting U.S. public schools. DonorsChoose.org is the only crowdfunding platform that vets each request, delivers materials directly to schools, and captures the impact of every funded project with photos, thank yous, and a cost report showing how each dollar was spent.
In 2014, DonorsChoose.org made the top 10 of Fast Company's list of the World's Most Innovative Companies, the first time a charity has received such recognition.
Why did we partner with DonorsChoose.org?
From it's inception, USWallDecor.com wanted to find a way to give back. One of the biggest concerns we had was about how effectively our donations would be used. We looked long and hard for a charity to partner with. Once we discovered DonorsChoose.org the decision was a no-brainer. DonorsChoose.org shows you exactly where every dollar donated goes. They have the highest ratings on the three biggest charity rating sites.