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Mrs. Dempsey from Greer SC is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Artists In The Making

My students need paint and paper to create beautiful pieces of art.

  • $191 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My preschool students are the sweetest, despite the disadvantages they face. Preschool students in my district must qualify based on parental education/income and ability. The students in my school receive free breakfast each morning. 95% of my class qualifies for free or reduced lunch. For most of them, this is their first school experience.

My students arrive each morning with smiling faces and ready to learn!

My students work hard to thrive at school, but many lack experiences outside of the classroom. My students come from families that work hard to make ends meet.

My Project

This paint and paper will allow my students to create beautiful masterpieces in our art center. Some of my students come to school with no prior art experience. I want to give as many experiences as possible. It has been amazing to see the pride they possess when displaying their finished products.

According to The National Association for the Education of Young Children, art opportunities allow children to express their feelings, discuss and express their ideas, and develop cognitive skills of planning, predicting, and problem solving.

In addition, painting allows students to develop fine motor skills in a new and exciting way. Students can create paintings as they choose while developing social and cognitive skills.

Mrs. Dempsey
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TA4112 - Manila Drawing Paper - 12" x 18" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 2 $29.98
PX2128RD - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Red • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128BU - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Blue • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128WT - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - White • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
PX2128YE - Lakeshore Fully Washable Liquid Tempera Paint - 1 Gallon - Yellow • Lakeshore Learning Materials $15.99 1 $15.99
TA4109 - Manila Drawing Paper - 9" x 12" • Lakeshore Learning Materials $7.99 2 $15.98
LC195 - Paint Pump • Lakeshore Learning Materials $2.99 4 $11.96

Materials cost

$121.88

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$8.59

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.83

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$162.30

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$28.64

Total project goal

$190.94

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$190.94

3 Donors

-$190.94

Donations toward project cost

-$162.30

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.64

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$0.00

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