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Ms. Smith from Baton Rouge LA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to Basics

Help me give my students basic school supplies to support essential learning for the school year.

  • $500 goal

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My class is a group of bright students who are interested in becoming culturally responsible citizens.

They work hard to exemplify our school's pledge to be respectful, responsible and safe.

They are kind, gracious, courteous and my list goes on.

They are burgeoning scientists, poets, culinary artists, mathematicians, authors, biologists, thespians, technologists, activists, botanists, and artists. With the right classroom tools, I am confident they will mature into all the things they dream and aspire to become. Simply put, they are AWESOME!!

My Project

The ending to last year was definitely not what we expected. However, we are working to make this new school year awesome. We are distance learning currently, however, we anticipate returning to the physical building at some later time in the school year.

I am requesting support to purchase basic supplies like composition notebooks, rulers, cardstock, colored pencils, and scissors for my students to support their learning for the school year.

Students will need school supplies to use while at home and once they return. In an effort not to add an additional burden to parents financially, we are seeking your support. This will most definitely be appreciated.

Ms. Smith
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 15 students.

7 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Heavy Duty Plastic Folders with 2 Pockets for Letter Size Paper, Pack of 12 $14.14 6 $84.84
Mead Composition Book, Wide Ruled Comp Book, Writing Journal Notebook with Lined Paper, Home School Supplies for College Students & K-12, 9-3/4" x 7-1/2", Fashion, Assorted Colors, 12 Pack (73389) $19.99 4 $79.96
Mead Composition Books, Notebooks, Wide Ruled Paper, 100 Sheets, Comp Book, 5 Pack (72368) $12.49 6 $74.94
Crayola Colored Pencils, 24 Count (Pack of 12) $41.59 1 $41.59
Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5” x 11”, 65 lb / 176 gsm, "Spectrum" 25-Color Assortment, 75 Sheets (80944-01) $6.88 4 $27.52
Chandler Tool Hot Glue Gun - 60 Watt Full Size Heavy Duty High Temp Industrial Hot Melt Glue Gun Kit with 10 Pcs Glue Sticks & Patented “Stand-Up” Base Stand, for Arts & Crafts, DIY & More (Pink) $23.97 1 $23.97
36-Pack Rulers 12 Inches Bulk Value Set, Clear Plastic Ruler Measuring Tool for Student School Classroom Office, Inches and Metric Scales $14.39 1 $14.39
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count $10.99 1 $10.99

Materials cost

$358.20

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$31.34

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.37

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$424.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$74.98

Total project goal

$499.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$499.89

4 Donors

-$312.43

Donations toward project cost

-$265.57

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.86

match offer

-$187.46

Match offer toward project cost

-$159.34

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$28.12

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$0.00

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