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Ms. Pitts from McDonough GA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to Basics

Help me give my students basic necessities such as construction paper and folders to ensure our academic success.

  • $173 goal

This project expired on May 3, 2019.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students light up my world with their eagerness to learn and gain knowledge. Although they are faced with challenges because of their socioeconomic status, they manage to push themselves to the limit and give me their all.

Our daily promise to each other is to always give your best and learn something new every day.

The love and bonds I have built with them will be lifelong. My school is a Title I school so most of my students have experienced difficulties and struggles. My students are grateful and appreciate all I try to do to make their learning fun and enjoyable.

My Project

My students are in need of basic necessities such as notebook and construction paper. These items will assist us in engaging in our learning. The paper will allow me to create unique learning experiences for my students, as well as, allow them to be creative and make their learning meaningful.

The paper, folders, and pens will open up a whole new outlet for my students to express themselves, while making their learning personal and meaningful.

As my students are engaged in learning opportunities, they are given endless possibilities to create, develop, and use their learning to create authentic learning experiences that will last for a lifetime.

Ms. Pitts
Grades 3-5
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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2 donors2 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oxford Twin-Pocket Fastener Folders, Assorted, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $31.89 1 $31.89
Smead File Folder, 1/3-Cut Tab, Letter Size, Assorted Colors, 100/Box, (11943) • Staples Advantage $23.19 1 $23.19
Staples Wide Filler Paper, 8"W x 10.5"H, 120/Pack (37426) • Staples Advantage $1.31 15 $19.65
Sharpie Tank Highlighters, Chisel, Assorted Colors, 6/Pack (25076) • Staples Advantage $3.04 4 $12.16
BIC Velocity Retractable Ballpoint Pens, Bold Point 1.6mm, Black, 4/Pack • Staples Advantage $4.79 2 $9.58
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Dark Blue, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $3.59 1 $3.59
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., Holiday Red, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.89 1 $2.89
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs., White, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.45 1 $2.45
Pacon SunWorks Construction Paper, 58 lbs. Yellow, 12" x 18", 50 Sheets/Pk • Staples Advantage $2.08 1 $2.08

Materials cost

$107.48

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$7.42

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.61

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$146.51

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$25.85

Total project goal

$172.36

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$172.36

1 Donor

-$73.25

Donations toward project cost

-$73.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$0.00

match offer

-$86.19

Match offer toward project cost

-$73.26

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.93

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$12.93

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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