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Ms. LaPlaca from East Boston MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to Basics

Help me give my students the basic tools they need to complete their jobs every day!

  • $239 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is an S.E.I. dual strand, elementary school in East Boston. Most of my precious first graders are from economically disadvantaged homes in this wonderfully diverse community. My students are mostly English Language Learners who have varying needs. All of my students are energetic and loving and fill my heart with love every day!

My students strive to do their best and challenge each other to excel.

Their enthusiasm for school is infectious and teaching them is a joyful experience!

My Project

After only thirty three days my students have carefully and consistently used up there beginning of the year pencil and glue sticks supply. I was very excited to find red pencils which will match our new caddies and tables. Please help supply us with our new set of pencils and glue sticks which we use daily for multiple purposes! With your assistance we will have the basic supplies we will need to continue our hard work in all subject areas for the entire school year. Imagine all the work we are going to be able to get done from now until June!

Ms. LaPlaca
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
MN6 - Jumbo Pencils • Lakeshore Learning Materials $14.99 8 $119.92
TT505Z - Lakeshore Glue Stick - Set of 12 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $4.99 10 $49.90

Materials cost

$169.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.55

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$202.37

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$35.71

Total project goal

$238.08

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$238.08

1 Donor

-$120.00

Donations toward project cost

-$102.00

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.00

match offer

-$118.08

Match offer toward project cost

-$100.37

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.71

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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