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Ms. Gaudian from York SC is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need chair pockets to store their folders and they need number clothespins for our behavior chart and our lunch chart.

  • $397 goal

This project expired on August 16, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergarten is an exciting time and my students are in the process of discovering the world around them. My students are from a small, rural community, that is culturally diverse, but also predominately low income, high poverty. They are eager to learn and yearn for new experiences and knowledge despite being limited to the small town where we live. We are a Title I school, but we work hard to excel each day. All of our school’s staff work hard to provide an individualized education as well as a positive learning environment.

My Project

This will be my first official year in kindergarten and I still feel like there are some basic classroom items that my classroom is lacking. Classroom organization always seems to be a problem. Since we do not have individual desks, we use round tables for groups of students.

We are definitely lacking storage for student materials and I believe that chair pouches would help.

If my students had chair pouches, then that would free up their cubby space, help traffic flow, and eliminate students forgetting things in their cubby and having to get up and disrupt lessons.

My students would also benefit from number clothespins so that they could not only put them in order and learn numbers, but it would be a better way to respect the privacy of the students that had to move their clip that day.

Ms. Gaudian
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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4 donors4 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Store More Deluxe Chair Pockets, Black with Turquoise Piping • Really Good Stuff $46.14 5 $230.70
Student Number Clothespins • Really Good Stuff $11.99 2 $23.98

Materials cost

$254.68

Vendor shipping charges

$30.56

State sales tax

$17.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.82

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$337.01

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$59.47

Total project goal

$396.48

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$396.48

3 Donors

-$209.51

Donations toward project cost

-$197.51

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.00

match offer

-$164.12

Match offer toward project cost

-$139.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$24.62

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$22.85

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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