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Mr. Dickerson from San Antonio TX is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back To School Art Basics

My students need pencils, pencil sharpeners, acrylic paints, laminator, laminating sheets, scissors, chalk markers, and stapler to help us start the year off right in the art room.

  • $559 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Students in my fine arts classroom consist of Pre-K through fifth graders. They have the energy and enthusiasm to explore and create, but are lacking the supplies to make their ideas come alive. The community my students come from is primarily low income, and 100% of them receive free breakfast and lunch. These students do not have the much-needed supplies or resources they need to succeed, especially in the fine arts. They have virtually no experience or exposure to any arts at home, whether it be art, theater, or even music.

My Project

The beginning of the school year is always hard, because we are not allowed to order supplies until after September. That means all supplies usually come out of my own pocket. We need a new stapler, scissors, pencils and sharpener to use for fun art activities and ice breakers for the beginning of the year. We also need laminating sheets and a laminator to create photos of famous works of art that we print using the toner that I am also asking for. Paint and chalk markers will be used to create canvases with inspirational quotes that we can hang outside of the art room.

Mr. Dickerson
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 650 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint Set, 18 Piece (2-Ounce), PROMOABI Best Selling Colors I • Amazon Business $18.07 3 $54.21
Scotch Advanced Thermal Laminator, Extra Wide 13-Inch Input, 1-Minute Warm-up (TL1302VP) • Amazon Business $49.16 1 $49.16
V4INK 4 Pack New Replacement for HP 305X CE410A CE411A CE412A CE413A Toner Cartridge for use with HP LaserJet MFP M375nw LaserJet Pro 400 Color M451dn M451dw MFP M451nw MFP M475dn MFP M475dw • Amazon Business $47.95 1 $47.95
Crayola 200 Ct Fine Line Markers, 10 Assorted Colors (58-8210) • Amazon Business $41.81 1 $41.81
Dixon Tri-Conderoga No. 2 Triangle Pencils Six 12-Count Boxes, Total 72 Pencils, (Wood Cased, Black Writing) w/BONUS Sharpener (22500) • Amazon Business $40.99 1 $40.99
CARL Angel-5 Pencil Sharpener • Amazon Business $20.00 2 $40.00
Apple Barrel Gloss Paint Set, 16 Piece (2-Ounce), PROMOABG Best Selling Colors • Amazon Business $25.85 1 $25.85
Scotch Thermal Laminating Pouches, 8.9 x 11.4-Inches, 3 mil thick, 200-Pack, Clear (TP3854-200) • Amazon Business $22.11 1 $22.11
Dixon Ticonderoga Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Box of 96, Yellow (13872) • Amazon Business $10.19 2 $20.38
CCR Scissors 8 Inch Soft Comfort-Grip Handles Sharp Blades, 12-Pack • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
AmazonBasics Wood-cased Pencils - #2 HB - Box of 144 • Amazon Business $8.93 2 $17.86
Apple Barrel Acrylic Paint Set, 18 Piece (2 Ounce), PROMOABII Best Selling Colors II • Amazon Business $17.82 1 $17.82
PaperPro inSPIRE+20 Stapler - One Finger, No Effort, Spring Powered Stapler - Black/Silver (1433) • Amazon Business $16.54 1 $16.54
Uchida 4 White Fine Tip Bistro Chalk Marker • Amazon Business $12.68 1 $12.68
Uchida Bistro Chalk Marker, 3 Tip Sizes • Amazon Business $10.47 1 $10.47

Materials cost

$437.82

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$6.57

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$474.39

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$83.72

Total project goal

$558.11

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$558.11

5 Donors

-$447.16

Donations toward project cost

-$440.39

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.77

match offer

-$40.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$34.00

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$6.00

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$70.95

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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Project Activity

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