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Ms. Korizis from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Pencil and a Dream Can Take Us Anywhere!

Help me give my students pencils, clipboards and dry erase markers to use for writing and math projects.

  • $391 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are energetic, smart, and thoughtful fifth graders who are eager to learn new things every day. My class consists of students with mixed abilities, students with IEPs, and ENL students. I work in a Title I school in one of the poorest districts in New York. Many students live in shelters, take care of siblings, and have very little home support. In my class, 100% of students receive free lunch. For many of them, school is the safest place for them to be.

Despite all of the challenges my students face, they are eager and excited to come to school and learn every day.

My Project

My students need pencils, clipboards and dry erase markers. Many of my students are unable to come to school with basic school supplies. While my students do share with each other it usually falls on me and a few students to provide the class with our necessary school supplies. Our classroom supplies are running very low this time of year.

With your support I will be able to replenish our classroom supply of pencils and dry erase markers for the rest of the school year.

My students will use the dry erase markers to work in collaborative groups solving multi-step word problems in math class. They will also use the dry erase markers when working on their math fluencies.

I am also requesting clipboards for my students to use on our upcoming spring field trips to museums. Students will use the clipboards to keep their notes, and field guides in one place so that they can use them for projects after the trips are over.

Ms. Korizis
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Staples Plastic Clipboards, Black, 6/Pack (23143) • Staples Advantage $21.19 5 $105.95
Dixon Ticonderoga Woodcase Pencils, #2 Soft, Yellow Barrel, 72/Pack • Staples Advantage $17.49 3 $52.47
Expo Vis-A-Vis Wet Erase Markers, Fine Point, Red, 1 Dozen • Staples Advantage $22.19 2 $44.38
Expo Vis-A-Vis Wet Erase Markers, Fine Point, Green, 1 Dozen • Staples Advantage $19.39 2 $38.78
Expo Vis-A-Vis Wet Erase Markers, Fine Point, Blue, 1 Dozen • Staples Advantage $19.39 2 $38.78
Staples Remarx Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 12/Pk (29211) • Staples Advantage $3.46 5 $17.30

Materials cost

$297.66

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.46

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$332.12

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$58.61

Total project goal

$390.73

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$390.73

4 Donors

-$171.31

Donations toward project cost

-$166.06

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.25

match offer

-$195.36

Match offer toward project cost

-$166.06

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$29.30

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$24.05

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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