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Ms. Pappas- Russo from Bronx NY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Class Needs a Dry Erase Board

Help me give my students a mobile dry erase board because we have nothing to write on in class.

  • $169 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are very talented, young individuals who come from a high poverty section of New York. They face challenges inside the school to succeed and do their best, and they struggle outside of school to not allow their environment to stop them from achieving their dreams. We are a one hundred percent free lunch school. Our students strive to become role models and leaders for their community.

Coming to art class is an opportunity for my students to express themselves creatively and to free their minds of the obstacles they face.

My students are from all over the world and they bring the knowledge of their cultures to my class, which in turn, results in the most creative masterpieces.

My Project

I was just lucky enough to find out the last week of school that I will be moving to a classroom three times the size of my current room. I am so excited, but there is NO dry erase board. NOTHING! The only thing that my room has for a quick demo is a very time chalk board. Seriously tiny. The room is so large that the students in the back would never be able to see. I have requested a mobile dry erase/easel for my art room. This mobile easel will allow me to bring them all around my classroom so my students can have an up close art lesson instead of having a hard time seeing the board in the front of the room. This easel will allow for groups to be formed in class so that my students don't have to be working on the same activity at the same time. The new whiteboard/easel will make the possibilities for activities endless. My students will have the opportunity to teach their fellow classmates about their different cultures through their artwork.

Ms. Pappas- Russo
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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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
Mobile Dry Erase Board – 40x28 inches Magnetic Portable Whiteboard Stand Easel White Board Flipchart Easel Board with 25 Sheets Paper Pad • Amazon Business $111.29 1 $111.29

Materials cost

$111.29

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.67

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$142.96

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.23

Total project goal

$168.19

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$168.19

1 Donor

-$109.64

Donations toward project cost

-$109.64

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$39.20

Match offer toward project cost

-$33.32

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$5.88

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$19.35

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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