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Mrs. Simonetti-Benson from Philadelphia PA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

And End of the Year Celebration!

Help me give my students an end of the year celebration as they head off to first grade!

  • $158 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Many of the students in my classroom have experienced trauma in their lives, and school is their safe place. They come to school to escape what is happening at home. My classroom serves students with a range of disabilities, including intellectual disabilities, emotional disturbance, autism spectrum disorder, and specific learning disabilities.

The typical student in my class struggles with basic phonemic awareness and letter recognition.

About 90% of my students are African American or Latino. The opportunity and achievement gaps are apparent among our student population.

My Project

I am requesting materials to help throw an end of the year celebration for my students as they head off to first grade. My students have worked so hard this year and I want to give them a special celebration. I am requesting balloons, party decorations, and owl themed party supplies to make a special celebration of my students. These materials will help highlight how proud I am of my students as we close out our school year. They have worked so hard. Please help me give my students this end of the year celebration so we can have one last special event together.

Mrs. Simonetti-Benson
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hot Melt Glue Gun Kit Full Size 100 Watt with Carry Bag and 12 pcs Glue Sticks, for DIY, Arts & Crafts Projects, Sealing, Quick Repairs, Light and Heavy Duty, Home, Office (White/Blue) by PROkleber • Amazon Business $25.99 1 $25.99
Navy Dark Blue Metallic Balloons 12 Inch Midnight Thick Latex Balloon Bulk Pack of 72 and 65 Yards Curling Ribbons Party Supplies for Wedding Bridal Baby Shower Birthday Decorations • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Graduation Photo Booth Props, Class of 2019 Banner Party Supplies for Graduation Decoration • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
Pack of 72 Metallic Bright Yellow 12 Inch Balloons with Ribbon Light Round Pearl Latex for Graduation or Baby Shower with Long Lasting Decorations • Amazon Business $9.99 1 $9.99
E&L 2 Set of Owl Pal Party Themed Decorations Kit, Birthday Party Supplies, Birthday Party Banner, Set of 10 Pieces Different Colorful Owl Flags With Different Pattern • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
TREND enterprises, Inc. Kindergarten Certificate Owl-Stars!, 30 ct • Amazon Business $8.28 1 $8.28
Trend Enterprises Kindergarten Certificates (TEP17008) • Amazon Business $8.20 1 $8.20
Gorilla Hot Glue Sticks, Full Size, 4" Long x .43" Diameter, 45 Count, Clear, (Pack of 1) • Amazon Business $7.97 1 $7.97
TREND enterprises, Inc. Owl-Stars! Desk Toppers Name Plates VAR. Pk, 32 ct • Amazon Business $6.39 1 $6.39
The Night Before Kindergarten Graduation • Amazon Business $4.95 1 $4.95

Materials cost

$102.74

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.54

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$134.28

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$23.70

Total project goal

$157.98

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$157.98

2 Donors

-$84.00

Donations toward project cost

-$71.40

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.60

Matching donations from our partners

-$73.98

Match offers toward project cost

-$62.88

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$11.10

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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