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Ms. Salas from Coachella CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art Students in Need

My students need a drying rack for their paintings. They have not had an opportunity to paint yet because we have no way of letting the paintings dry.

  • $723 goal

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My Students

This school is a Title I school where 99% of the students’ quality for free lunch. The socioeconomic status of the families that are served at the school is extremely low.

Most of the students have difficultly bringing in regular school supplies for the academic courses, let alone art materials.

This is the second year of the art program and we have been working on donations mostly to supply the class. Students are given an opportunity to work with various media and, for the most part, it is the first time they have used these materials.

My Project

The students will finally have an opportunity to paint with acrylics, tempera, and watercolor. They have not had a chance to do this yet because we have no way of letting the artwork dry for 180 students. These students are deserving of trying different art media and they will be so excited to paint their first works.

With all the hardships that our students face being in a gang-infested neighborhood, and drugs being rampant, art can make a difference in their lives.

They need a safe place to come to and relax from the troubles outside of the art doors, and painting can be very relaxing for the students. The money donated to this project will provide a drying rack so students have different media to work with. I am so excited to teach the students how to paint. We are starting off painting on boxes until I can get a drying rack for the paintings.

Ms. Salas
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 180 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
51304-1006-AWT Portable Drying Rack - 10" x 18", 100 Shelves • Blick Art Materials $459.00 1 $459.00
surcharge • Blick Art Materials $25.00 1 $25.00

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