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Mrs. Lenihan from Bridgeport CT is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to Basics

Help me give my students school supplies such as scissors, glue, pencils, erasers, markers, and crayons.

  • $316 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students live in a low-income high-needs urban community, which I have loved serving for the past 15 years. We are a Title I school, where 100% of our students receive free lunch. This is a community that has endured the worst that poverty and violence have to offer but continues to overcome every challenge by rebuilding and transforming their neighborhood. This resilience and enthusiasm are reflected in our children.

My students come from diverse backgrounds, and all arrive in my classroom eager to learn, to succeed, and to feel safe and loved.

My goal as their teacher is to make sure these needs are met every day. I want to provide them with every opportunity afforded to others. I hope you will join me!

My Project

My students need new materials for their classroom including pencils, erasers, scissors, glue, and markers. During Distance Learning, I decided to provide learning packs for my kindergarten students. These included glue, pencils, small books, scissors and more. Because of this, we no longer have complete sets for our classroom.

I would like to make sure that my students come back to school to the same place that they unexpectedly left.

They deserve to return to a classroom that has everything they need. Students will need glue, scissors, and pencils to complete their everyday assignments as well as special welcome back activities. These materials will also assist in learning stations, completing crafts, group activities, and more.

Please consider helping me create a welcoming environment for my students who have been temporarily displaced. They are confused and sad and I would like to help them better understand that everything will be okay again.

Thank you for caring for my kids!

Mrs. Lenihan
Grades PreK-2
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Broad Line Markers Bulk, School Supplies, 16 Bold Colors, 256 Count • Amazon Business $59.98 1 $59.98
Crayola Crayon Classpack, School Supplies, 16 Colors (50 Each), 800 Ct • Amazon Business $49.98 1 $49.98
Crayola Colored Pencils, Bulk Classpack, Classroom Supplies, 12 Assorted Colors, 240 Count • Amazon Business $30.59 1 $30.59
Elmer's Glue Stick (E579), Disappearing Purple, 30 Sticks (Jumbo) • Amazon Business $23.51 1 $23.51
Westcott School Scissor Caddy and Kids Scissors With Microban, 24 Scissors and 1 Caddy, 5" Pointed, Blue • Amazon Business $21.65 1 $21.65
Pink Erasers Pack of 100 - Large Size, Latex & Smudge Free - Bulk School Supplies for Classrooms, Teachers, Homeschool, Office, Art Class, and More! • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
Elmer's Disappearing Purple School Glue, Washable, 60 Pack, 0.24-ounce sticks • Amazon Business $16.88 1 $16.88
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49

Materials cost

$235.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.53

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$268.60

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$47.40

Total project goal

$316.00

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$316.00

2 Donors

-$286.00

Donations toward project cost

-$268.60

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$17.40

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$30.00

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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