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Mrs. Tidwell from Gretna LA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art on Wheels and Other Magical Materials

Help me give my students art materials and a place to dry them!

  • $465 goal

This project expired on January 11, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My scholars are diverse, hard-working, challenging and beautifully gifted, tenderhearted and wise beyond their years. Some of these kids have had to grow up faster than kids their age should have to.

My students deserve a safe space to be themselves, to be kids, to make mistakes, and to create magic with their hands.

My biggest goal is to provide these scholars with materials that captivate their creative minds and teach them new and old amazing art techniques. Thank you!

My Project

Now, this may not seem like the most fun gift to give, but this is by far the MOST efficient. If I could request one thing for my kids right now, I would request a drying rack on wheels! I push an art cart around with all the art supplies from room to room (we are waiting for our New Building to be built, so teachers roam for the time being). When students have wet paint or glue on their projects, we inconvenience the drying process of their work AND the classrooms we create in by leaving our work there to dry. This also makes it very hard for us to come back to the same project day after day since we don’t have room to dry all 130 artistic masterpieces.

If we had a drying rack on wheels, I could dry student’s work on the rack and push it to each classroom AND I could broaden my curriculum from just a one day project into a greater workshop!

After the drying rack, I am looking to make art dreams come true for my kids. Some of them haven't gotten the opportunity to really experiment with art and find their talent yet; with these materials, we could make magic. Join me in giving the gift of joy through art to my kids.

Thank you SO much for helping my Art Dreams come true. Even though we have space issues, Jefferson RISE will keep our promise of getting our kids to college. If you have that awesome desire to cover ALL expenses, I promise to give you not only a handmade sculptor, painting, and stamp, but also a customized t shirt made by one of my 9th Grade AAC Scholars. Thank you so so much!

Imagine Big,

Love, Mrs. Tidwell

Mrs. Tidwell
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 130 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sax Stack-a-Rack Modular Mobile Drying Rack - 17 x 21 x 30 inches - Red • Amazon Business $74.63 1 $74.63
Jack Richeson 100825 100# Bulk Drawing Paper 9x12 700 Sheets • Amazon Business $70.30 1 $70.30
School Smart Air-Dry Clay - 25 pounds - Gray • Amazon Business $39.58 1 $39.58
Mandala Crafts 12 14 16 18 20 22 Gauge Anodized Jewelry Making Beading Floral Colored Aluminum Craft Wire (18 Gauge, Black) • Amazon Business $11.49 3 $34.47
Caydo 12 Pieces 6 Inch Wooden Embroidery Hoops Bulk Wholesale Bamboo Circle Cross Stitch Hoop Round Ring for Art Craft Handy Sewing • Amazon Business $15.94 2 $31.88
Pentel Arts Oil Pastels, 432 Piece Classroom Size Pack (PHN-12CP) • Amazon Business $29.16 1 $29.16
Inovart Presto Foam Econo Pak Printing Plates • Amazon Business $12.93 2 $25.86
Artlicious - 30 Classroom Value Pack - 8x10 Primed Canvas Panel Boards • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99

Materials cost

$330.87

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$28.95

3rd party payment processing fee

$4.96

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$394.78

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$69.67

Total project goal

$464.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$464.45

1 Donor

-$232.22

Donations toward project cost

-$224.72

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

match offer

-$200.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$170.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$32.16

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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