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Mrs. Foster from Raleigh NC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Fresh Start in the New Year

Help me give my students a fresh start in the New Year with new school supplies.

  • $341 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have an amazing group of 4th graders. They come into my classroom every day, eager to learn, ready to take on new and challenging tasks, and excited for what is in store.

My fabulous 4th graders come to school each and every day excited to research topics of interest based on their own uniqueness.

These eager students come from a diverse group of cultural, economic, and academic backgrounds. We work in a class community where most households have two working parents.

My Project

As we enter the dark days of winter, it would be great for my students to have new dry erase and sharpie markers. As we finish the first half of the school year, our supplies are running out. It's hard for students to find dry erase markers that work. Sometimes they spend more time looking for a new marker than they do completing their work (some of which is a delay tactic).

Dry erase markers are in high demand in our classroom.

These markers allow students a way to work out math problems and show their knowledge without the frustration of having to erase mistakes and in turn ripping their paper. My kiddos are more engaged when using their whiteboards but that can't happen without the dry erase markers.

Mrs. Foster
Grades 3-5
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
EXPO 1921062 Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Black, 36-Count • Amazon Business $20.54 5 $102.70
Sharpie 1884739 Permanent Markers Fine Point Black - 36 Pieces • Amazon Business $17.61 4 $70.44
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Fine Tip, Assorted Colors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $6.42 10 $64.20

Materials cost

$237.34

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.51

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.56

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$289.41

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.07

Total project goal

$340.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$340.48

2 Donors

-$166.14

Donations toward project cost

-$144.70

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$21.44

match offer

-$170.25

Match offer toward project cost

-$144.71

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.54

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$4.10

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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