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Mrs. Preston from Alexandria VA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Rainbow of Basic Needs

My students need a waterfall of markers to explore their creativity.

  • $246 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I work with an inspiring group of young adults ages 14 to 19 who have recently immigrated to the United States. My students are very dedicated and focused on getting an education, and most are working full-time to afford to live here while attempting to complete high school. All my students attend a special school within a school to accelerate their learning and move them towards graduation.

Every one of my students is dedicated to learning and working towards graduating and creating a productive future for themselves and their families.

My Project

My students need markers to grow their creativity. Many of my students come from areas where having simple tools like colored markers to express themselves is a luxury.

My group of students is very unique in that they have not always developed the fine motor skills needed to write.

Most need pictures to help them remember words or to develop concepts. It is an effective tool in my classroom and many students have gone from illiterate/semi-literate to graduation and creating pictures is the beginning of this journey. Needless to say, we go through markers like water through a sieve. Please help us to gain this basic need of colored markers for our classroom.

Mrs. Preston
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $49.09 2 $98.18
Crayola 200 Ct Fine Line Markers, 10 Assorted Colors (58-8210) • Amazon Business $38.87 2 $77.74

Materials cost

$175.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.64

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$208.56

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$36.80

Total project goal

$245.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$245.36

2 Donors

-$245.36

Donations toward project cost

-$208.56

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.80

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$0.00

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