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Mrs. Cortez from Fairfield CA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Fully Stocked Classroom

Help me give my students a fully stocked classroom to take out the worry of not being able to bring what they need from home.

  • $676 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

The students at my school come from many different backgrounds and families with diverse learning styles and needs. Our classroom needs vary greatly as some students come to school simply lacking the ability to bring school supplies while others come to school hungry. My focus is to create a reliable, predictable, and comfortable space for students to come to where they don't need to worry about what they don't have, but instead feel taken care of, safe, and ready to learn.

My Project

Back to school supply lists and brand new backpacks filled with fancy new supplies are not the reality for the majority of my students. My goal in this project is to fill in the gaps within my classroom to create a fully stocked learning space of learning materials and an accessible snack pantry.

Worrying about being too hungry to play at recess, stay awake in class, or having a pencil to use are things I would to eliminate from my students' worrying minds.

For the past 3 years, I have tried to create a "homey" classroom, somewhere kids can come to feel safe and assured that they are taken care of while they are with me.

Funding this project takes away the stress of wondering where these essential things will come from.

Mrs. Cortez
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, School Supplies, 16 Bold Colors, 256 Count • Amazon Business $56.88 1 $56.88
Bulk Classroom Headphones - 10 Pack - Over Ear Student Head Phones: Perfect for Kids in Classrooms, Schools, Libraries, Class Set (Great Value, Durable, Noise Reducing, Comfortable Fit, Easy to Clean) • Amazon Business $55.99 1 $55.99
Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, Variety Pack, 58 Bars • Amazon Business $11.28 4 $45.12
Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Crackers, Cheddar, 30 oz, Carton, 6-Count • Amazon Business $40.48 1 $40.48
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 4 $39.84
Charles Leonard Multi-Purpose Felt Erasers Class Pack, 2 x 2 Inches Each, Charcoal, 12-Pack (74520) • Amazon Business $11.98 3 $35.94
Crayola Colored Pencils, Bulk Classpack, Classroom Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count • Amazon Business $33.85 1 $33.85
X-ACTO School Pro Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener, Blue, 1 Count • Amazon Business $27.26 1 $27.26
TICONDEROGA Erasers, Pencil Shaped, Yellow, 36-Pack (38936) • Amazon Business $26.25 1 $26.25
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 36 Count • Amazon Business $23.40 1 $23.40
Scotch(R) Home and Office Masking Tape 3436-3, 3/4-inch x 60 Yards, 3 Pack • Amazon Business $9.32 2 $18.64
Sharpie Tank Style Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Assorted, Box of 12 • Amazon Business $5.99 3 $17.97
JM-capricorns 36pcs 9 x 4-1/2 inches Waterproof Plastic Double Layer Zipper File Bags Invoice Pouches Bill Bag Pencil Pouch Pen Bag (10 Color) • Amazon Business $15.99 1 $15.99
Snyder's of Hanover Mini Canister Pretzels, 32 Ounce • Amazon Business $3.97 4 $15.88
Scotch 5-Inch Soft Touch Pointed Kid Scissors, 12 Count Teacher Pack, Green (1442P-12) • Amazon Business $15.53 1 $15.53
Bostitch Office Heavy Duty 40 Sheet Stapler, Small Stapler Size, Fits into the Palm of Your Hand; Black (B175-BLK) • Amazon Business $9.86 1 $9.86
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $8.88 1 $8.88
Scotch Desktop Tape Dispenser Silvertech, Two-Tone (C60-ST) • Amazon Business $3.98 1 $3.98

Materials cost

$491.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$44.99

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$574.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$101.31

Total project goal

$675.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$675.42

1 Donor

-$662.19

Donations toward project cost

-$574.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$88.08

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$13.23

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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