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Mrs. Tropp from Cleveland OH is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

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My students need basic school supplies to get off on the right foot for the school year! Creative minds need story journals, writing supplies and printer ink to print our amazing work.

  • $534 goal

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My Students

My kindergartners are a delightful group of learners. They love to come to school, express their love for learning and have shown great growth in the short time they have been in a school environment. We use a variety of materials to develop these skills and master the kindergarten standards, such as identifying and writing our letters and numbers. We are in need of basic supplies to help our classroom run smoothly. Pencils, cool markers, glue sticks are just a few of the tools needed to get the job done. Toner for our printer will give us the opportunity to print our special writing projects. We can’t wait to use our new literacy materials.

Many of our families are one paycheck away from being homeless.

My students come from homes with hard-working parents who struggle to make ends meet. Their hardships are real and leave a definite impression on their children. Even with the daily challenges, we love to show off what we have learned in our classroom.

With your donation, I will purchase classroom supplies to enhance our learning centers. We don’t take your support for granted and deeply appreciate each gift.

My Project

These basic supplies will assist my kindergarten class by providing them with the necessary supplies required for a successful beginning to the school year.

My goal is to close the achievement gap by providing my class with rich learning materials that will have them begging to come to school every day.

Without Mead Primary Story Creative Story Tablets, Ticonderoga Primary Pencils and Expo Dry-Erase markers, how can we have a wonderful year? We just can’t wait to have Astrobrights color paper and HP ink to print our artwork. Additional art supplies will add to our creative expression and contribute pure joy to our classroom. The children will have the opportunity to write and illustrate stories in their new journals. Each child will select a favorite story to publish. The Astrobrights paper and HP ink will help make these stories come to life. Imagine the pride each child will experience when they see their finished product.

Research has shown how children learn so much more through exploring and creating. Your contribution will enhance our learning by giving us the tools our urban children need to supplement standard workbook pages.

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

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Mead Primary Journal Creative Story Tablet, Grades K-2 ( 12 Pack) • Amazon Business $29.27 3 $87.81
EXPO Low-Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Black, 8-Count • Amazon Business $8.90 3 $26.70
HP 564XL Black Ink Cartridge, High Yield (CN684WN#140) • $26.09 1 $26.09
My First Ticonderoga Primary Size #2 Beginner Pencils, Box of 12, Yellow (33312) • Amazon Business $6.42 4 $25.68
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 36-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Assorted Colors, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $24.99 1 $24.99
HP 564XL Yellow Ink Cartridge (CB325WN), High Yield • $23.39 1 $23.39
HP 564XL Magenta High Yield Original Ink Cartridge (CB324WN) • $23.39 1 $23.39
HP 564XL Cyan Ink Cartridge (CB323WN), High Yield • $23.39 1 $23.39
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 9.3 x 11.75-Inches, 3 mil thick, 100-Pack (TP3854-100) • Amazon Business $11.56 2 $23.12
Crayola 53-0525-1 8 Pan Set Washable Watercolors, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $21.70 1 $21.70
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 30 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $9.86 2 $19.72
Pencil Grip Kwikstix Solid Tempera Paint 24ct, Super Quick Drying, 12 Classic, 6 Neon, 6 Metallix Colors (TPG-604) • Amazon Business $18.39 1 $18.39
Dab and Dot Markers WASHABLE 8 Colors Pack Set | Includes 200+ Fun Downloadable Coloring Sheets | Fun Art Supplies for kids and preschoolers| Preschool Arts and Craft • Amazon Business $16.95 1 $16.95
PaperPro inPOWER20 - 3 in 1 Stapler - One Finger, No Effort, Spring Powered Stapler, Blue (1122) • Amazon Business $14.00 1 $14.00
Astrobrights Color Paper, 8.5"x11", Primary 120 Pages • Amazon Business $13.50 1 $13.50
5800 pcs Teacher Stickers for Kids, Reward Stickers Mega Variety Pack, Incentive Stickers for Teacher Supplies Classroom Supplies, 18 design styles including 3D heart, face, star, owl, cupcake • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Ink Pad Stamps, Ubegood Stamp Pad DIY 12 Colors Crafts Ink Pads for Kid's Rubber Stamp Scrapbooking Card Making Beautiful Water-Soluble Colors-Pack of 12 • Amazon Business $9.79 1 $9.79
CADY Crafts Punch 5/8-Inch paper punches (heat) • Amazon Business $6.98 1 $6.98

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