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Ms. Matthews from Baltimore MD is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

As Creative As Possible.

Help me give my students art supplies so that they can have the most creative year ever.

  • $993 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students haven't had much experience with art. Most of them are uninterested because, to them, art is just drawing. They haven't had many examples of artists that look like them. I want to show them that everyone is creative and that their creative possibility is endless. I want them to see that there is more to life than some of the struggles that they're facing everyday. Art can be used as an outlet and a healthy distraction outside of social media, video games or possibly harmful activities.

I just want to give my students the chance to experience something they never have before.

My Project

As a Title 1 school in Maryland, funding is very limited. Students in the city are not afforded the same opportunities or learning experiences as students in the county. This is my first year as a full time art teacher, and my school's first full time art teacher in a few years. I really want to make an impact on my students.

I truly believe that with the supplies to run an art room, I can have a truly impactful year.

I want to push my students to be more creative than they ever imagined, and really let them know how limitless and capable they are.

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

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This project will reach 382 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Sax Stack-a-Rack Drying Rack, Red, Powder Coated, 30 x 21 x 17 Inches - 408117 • Amazon Business $74.63 1 $74.63
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, School Supplies, 16 Bold Colors, 256 Count • Amazon Business $59.98 1 $59.98
Crayola Bulk Markers and Crayons, 256 Count Classpack • Amazon Business $56.99 1 $56.99
Crayola Bulk Broad Line Washable Markers, School Supplies Classpack, 200 Count • Amazon Business $54.29 1 $54.29
Crayola Crayon Classpack, School Supplies, 16 Colors (50 Each), 800 Ct • Amazon Business $44.43 1 $44.43
Sargent Art 24-2498 Count Artist Quality Acrylic Paint Set, 12, Assorted • Amazon Business $41.29 1 $41.29
ARTEZA Acrylic Paint, Set 14 Colors/Pouches (120 ml/4.06 oz.) with Storage Box, Rich Pigments, Non Fading, Non Toxic Paints for Artist, Hobby Painters & Kids, Ideal for Canvas Painting • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Crayola 588215 Fabric Marker Classpack, Ten Assorted Colors, 80 Markers Set ,10 • Amazon Business $34.58 1 $34.58
US Art Supply Multi-Pack 6-Ea of 5 x 7, 8 x 10, 9 x 12, 11 x 14 inch. Professional Quality Medium Artist Canvas Panel Assortment Pack (24 Total Panels) • Amazon Business $29.96 1 $29.96
Neenah Paper Astrobrights Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", 65 lb / 176 GSM,"Vintage" 5-Color Assortment, 250 Sheets, Multi-Colored & Cardstock, 8.5" x 11", Heavy-Weight, White, 94 Brightness, 300 Sheets • Amazon Business $29.78 1 $29.78
AmazonBasics Foldable Clothes Drying Laundry Rack - White • Amazon Business $28.53 1 $28.53
Pacon 96510 Tracing Paper, 25 lbs., 9 x 12, Semi-Transparent, 500 Sheets per Ream • Amazon Business $25.68 1 $25.68
EpiqueOne 1500 Set of Bulk Craft Accessories for Kids - Art Supplies for Children, Toddlers, Classrooms, Large Assortment of Crafting Materials for School Projects, DIY Activities-Promotes Creativity • Amazon Business $22.99 1 $22.99
Pipe Cleaners, Pack of 1000 Pieces Jumbo Pipe Cleaners Crafting DIY Projects Pipe Cleaners Bulk 20 Colors Bundle Bling-Bling/Matte Colors Available Ideal for School Projects & Decorations • Amazon Business $22.98 1 $22.98
1600 Pieces Pipe Cleaners in 32 Colors Chenille Stems for Home and School DIY Art Crafts (0.23 x 11.8 Inches) • Amazon Business $21.99 1 $21.99
Pacon Spectra Glitter Sparkling Crystals, Assorted Colors, 4-Ounce, 6-Pack (91370) • Amazon Business $19.59 1 $19.59
flic-flac 36pcs 1.4mm Thick Soft Felt Fabric Sheet Assorted Color Felt Pack DIY Craft Sewing Squares Nonwoven Patchwork (20cm 30cm) • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
100Sheets Newbested White Watercolor Paper Cold Press Cut Bulk Pack for Beginning Artists or Students. (10 x 7 Inch) (10 x 7 INCH) • Amazon Business $13.99 1 $13.99
The Beadery Bonanza 5LB of Mixed Craft Beads, Sizes, Multicolor • Amazon Business $13.71 1 $13.71
CoverYourHair Alligator Hair Clips - 200 Pc Set - Craft Clips - Hair Styling Clips - Prong Hair Clips - Clips for Bows - Hairdressing Clips • Amazon Business $13.49 1 $13.49
Elcoho 150 Pieces Metal Hair Clips Single Prong Alligator Clips Curl Clips Silver Hairbow Accessory, 2.6 Inches/ 66 mm • Amazon Business $13.29 1 $13.29
Fine Glitter Set 20g, Teenitor 24pcs Glitter Shake Jars for Art Crafts Painting Scrapbooking Body Slime Holiday Party Supply, Multi Color Assorted Set • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
LOVIMAG Premium Rainbow Color Embroidery Floss 140 Skeins Per Pack with Cotton for Cross Stitch Threads, Bracelet Yarn, Craft Floss, Embroidery Floss Set • Amazon Business $8.99 1 $8.99
Coceca 500 Colorful Feathers for DIY Craft Wedding Home Party Decorations • Amazon Business $8.49 1 $8.49
JPSOR 900pcs Gems Acrylic Flatback Rhinestones Gemstone Embellishments, 9 Shapes, 6-13mm, with Tweezers and Bag • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
Nextnol 4PCS DIY Puzzle,68-Piece DIY Blank Puzzle,Four shapes,Apples(15-Piece), Sun flower(11-Piece), Bear(28-Piece),Love Heart Jigsaw Puzzle(14-Piece),Custom jigsaw puzzle,Blank jigsaw puzzle,White D • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
JPSOR 120pcs 3-6 Inches Colorful Spotted Feathers for DIY Craft, Jewelry and Clothing Decoration, 10 Colors • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Carl & Kay [1800 Pcs] 1 cm Pom Poms in Bright & Bold Colors | Craft Pom Pom Balls | Pompoms for Crafts | Pom Pom for Crafts | Craft Pom Poms for Crafts • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Wiggle Googly Eyes 1500 Pcs Black with Self-Adhesive 4mm-30mm Mixed for Creative DIY Crafts Decorations by CCINEE • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
ALL in ONE 20pcs 60mm French Barrette Hair Clips for DIY Craft Project • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $5.50 1 $5.50

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