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Ms. Ryder-Hill from Kalamazoo MI is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

A Rainbow of Colors

Help me give my students the basic school supplies of crayons, pencils, construction paper, and glue sticks to let their creativity flow.

  • $157 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a diverse group of first graders in a Title I school. They are each unique with different learning styles and interests. Despite their differences, they come to school each day with open minds and open hearts and are ready to tackle the day.

Their passion for learning and the desire to do well is what makes them so phenomenal.

My students are thinkers. They persevere and support each other when learning new concepts. They build each other up. They feel comfortable taking risks and making mistakes. These students have built relationships with not only me, but with each other. In our classroom, we are like a family. We laugh together, grow together, and encourage each other to be the best version of themselves that they can be.

My Project

My students face extreme hardships on a daily basis both in and out of the classroom which interferes with their learning. Dwindling basic supplies shouldn't be one of their worries.

Having the basic classroom supplies would help my students explore their creativity while ensuring they have the tools needed for academic success.

Having crayons, pencils, construction paper, dry erase markers and glue sticks will help bring their experiences to life. These basic school supplies will allow my students to get their creative juices flowing and enjoy completing hands on activities, such as interactive notebooks without relying on dittos and boring workbooks.

Ms. Ryder-Hill
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Classpack Crayons, 800/Box (52-8008) • Staples Advantage $49.49 1 $49.49
Staples Washable Glue Sticks, Jumbo, Clear, 1.4 oz, 6/Pack • Staples Advantage $3.81 4 $15.24
Staples Remarx Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 12/Pk (29211) • Staples Advantage $3.16 4 $12.64
Dixon Ticonderoga Woodcase Pencils, #2 Soft, Yellow Barrel, Unsharpened, Dozen • Staples Advantage $1.76 5 $8.80
Staples Snap Plastic Case, Blue (22860) • Staples Advantage $1.39 5 $6.95
Staples Remarx Grip Dry-Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted Ink, 6/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.64 1 $2.64
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., White, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.31 1 $2.31
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs. Holiday Green, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $1.92 1 $1.92
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs. Yellow, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $1.90 1 $1.90

Materials cost

$101.89

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$133.42

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.54

Total project goal

$156.96

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$156.96

5 Donors

-$77.60

Donations toward project cost

-$67.46

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$10.14

match offer

-$77.60

Match offer toward project cost

-$65.96

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.64

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$1.76

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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