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Mrs. Granda from Parma OH is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Art That GLOWS for Students With ADHD and Autism!

Help me give my students fluorescent tempera paint, neon scratch art paper, neon crayons, and boxes of highlighters in assorted colors to create art under the black lights!

  • $530 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I am the art teacher at a Northern Ohio Charter School for students who have been diagnosed with ADHD and/or an ASD (autism spectrum disorder). Our school is a special education program founded on the principle that any child can learn given the proper learning environment and tools.

I absolutely love my teaching assignment!

I teach art to 200 young artists at all grade levels (K-12). My students are creative and energetic and truly enjoy learning about and making art.

My Project

Over the years, I have purchased enough black lights that I can now light up my classroom with only black light for an entire month each school year. My students absolutely LOVE making art under the black lights. Unfortunately, my school is in a "spending freeze" which means there isn't any art supply budget this year. I am asking for a variety fluorescent art supplies for my students so that we can still have "Black Light Month" this year.

The opportunity to use glowing art supplies in a dark room makes it easier for my students to focus on their assignments.

When your paper is the brightest thing in front of you in a calm, dark room, it is much easier to complete your task. The black light responsive crayons I am asking for will be ideal for my younger artists while older students can use neon paint to create posters!

Mrs. Granda
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
PAPER ETCH DRAWING FLUORESCENT PACK OF 50 • School Specialty $24.49 4 $97.96
HIGHLIGHTER ASST COLORS PEN ST/6 SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $1.75 50 $87.50
PAINT TEMPERA WASHABLE FLUORESCENT PINT SCHOOL SMART SET/6 • School Specialty $10.57 8 $84.56
FLUORESCENT 1/2 LB POWDER PAINT SET OF 6 • School Specialty $31.73 2 $63.46
CRAYONS SARGENT ART STANDARD FLUORESCENT SET OF 8 • School Specialty $1.20 36 $43.20

Materials cost

$376.68

Vendor shipping charges

$37.67

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$450.00

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.41

Total project goal

$529.41

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$529.41

7 Donors

-$287.62

Donations toward project cost

-$244.63

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$42.99

Matching donations from our partners

-$241.61

Match offers toward project cost

-$205.37

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$36.24

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.18

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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