A Facebook post showing the book-filled bin sparked a community-led retrieval effort.
It happened May 25, on the one-year anniversary of George Floyd's murder.
The fundraiser had raised more than $9,000 of its $15,000 as of Tuesday.
Elementary students are set to return to the classroom in February – nearly a year after they shifted to distance learning.
A rise in COVID-19 cases is forcing the district to move back the dial on its safe learning plan.
MPS' 2020-21 school year begins Sept. 8.
It follows the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers.
The board will discuss the resolution on June 2.
Here’s an overview of what the plan entails and the arguments for and against it