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Ms. Swierz from Elyria OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Awesome Awards

Help me give my students medals, trophies and expanding file folders for me to organize receipts.

  • $259 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I have the honor and privilege of working with a wonderful group of students who are between the ages of 18 and 21. My students are hilarious, hardworking, and sweet. My students, who happen to have profound cognitive and physical disabilities, attend a separate school due to the severity of their needs. My students are within two to three years of graduating and are beginning the process of transitioning to the workforce!

Our students focus on learning from a functional curriculum.

Most of our students come from low-income families. Despite the challenges our students face, they are very energetic, enthusiastic, and kind-spirited kids.

My Project

My students need medals, trophies and expanding file folders for me to organize receipts. In April, our school has a big Pinewood Derby Event. The students make their own Pinewood Derby cars by assembling them, painting them and decorating them with stickers. We actually received most of these items from DonorsChoose. Our students love to race their cars on this very special day. Students' friends and family even come to the school to watch them race.

I would like all participants in our spring event to be able to receive a medal and students who come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place will receive a trophy.

It is such a good thing to teach our students good sportsmanship.

The expanding file folders will allow me to organize coloring sheets and activities by month. I will also be able to organize receipts according to month.

Thank you so much for your consideration with this project.

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Ms. Swierz
Grades 9-12
Half of students from low‑income households

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1 donor1 donor has given to this project.

This project will reach 130 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Smead Expanding File with Flap and Cord Closure, 12 Pockets, Monthly (Jan-Dec), Letter Size, Kraft (70186) • Amazon Business $9.98 6 $59.88
Juvale 6-Pack Bulk Olympic Style Gold Winner Award Medals with Ribbons for Sports, Competitions, Spelling Bees, Party Favors 2.7 Inches Diameter, 15 Inches Ribbon Length • Amazon Business $13.99 4 $55.96
Decade Awards Racing Checkered Flag Wreath Trophy - NASCAR Cup Award - Motocross Trophies - 7 Inch Tall - Engraved Plate on Request • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Juvale Large Trophy Cup - Gold Trophy for Sport Tournaments, Competitions, Gold, 15.2 x 7.5 x 3.7 Inches, 15.2 Inches in Height • Amazon Business $18.99 1 $18.99
Smead Poly Expanding File Folder, 12 Pockets, 12 Customizable Tiered Tabs, Flap and Cord Closure, Letter Size, Wave Pattern Red/Black (70866) • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49

Materials cost

$187.30

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.81

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$220.11

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$38.84

Total project goal

$258.95

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$258.95

1 Donor

-$220.11

Donations toward project cost

-$220.11

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$38.84

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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