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Ms. Kirschner from Charlotte NC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

And You Are?

Help me give my students materials to create name badges for the beginning of the school year!

  • $188 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are a bunch of very enthusiastic learners! They come to school every day ready to learn. My kindergarten students are a very diverse group with the majority of them learning English as their second language.

Our school is an inner city school where 100% of our students are entitled to free breakfast and lunch.

Many of their parents work two jobs and can only afford basic necessities. We also have a program where we send home food on the weekends for our neediest families.

My Project

At the beginning of the school year, I always get a classroom of fresh faces who may or may not have ever stepped foot into a school before. Many of my new students have a hard time even telling you what their first name is, let alone their last names.

I am requesting the name badge holders, Avery Name Tags and badge clips so that I can create name tags for my students until they can get their school ID's made.

Our school utilizes lunch numbers in the cafeteria and it is handy to have it written on their name tags until they can memorize their number. It also helps move the cafeteria line in that if we have to look up the students, their first and last names are on them to make look ups faster. Also, unfortunately, it is important to have everyone in the school building have a name tag to make sure we can account for everyone in the building.

Ms. Kirschner
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Avery Name Badge Inserts, Print or Write, 3" x 4", 300 Cardstock Refills (5392) • Amazon Business $15.48 3 $46.44
MIFFLIN Plastic Card Holder Vertical 4x3 Inch Quick Load No Zipper Name ID Badge Clear Bulk 250 Pack • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Orecla 100Pcs Premium Metal Badge Clips with Clear PVC Straps for ID Cards, Badge Holders, Name Tags, Work Badges • Amazon Business $10.59 2 $21.18

Materials cost

$107.61

Vendor shipping charges

$11.98

State sales tax

$8.39

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$159.59

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.16

Total project goal

$187.75

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$187.75

1 Donor

-$79.80

Donations toward project cost

-$79.80

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$93.87

Match offer toward project cost

-$79.79

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.08

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$14.08

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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