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  • $530 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Ms. Marie
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households
  • 13 donors
  • $0 still needed

Back To School Basic Supplies

My students need basic school supplies to start their school year off and have a successful new school year. Some of the supplies include pencils, a sharpener, markers, and paper.

My Students

Do you remember the anticipation and excitement on the first day of each school year, when you brought in all of your new school supplies, ready to face the challenges and adventures of the new school year? Many of my students do not have that opportunity to feel that. Let's give them the chance!

My students come from all different types of backgrounds and we have a very culturally diverse school.

I have over 100 bright and determined middle school students in an urban, low-income based public school. The obstacles and challenges they face in their daily lives are many, but they always give their best in my classroom. One obstacle that many of my families face is the inability to afford their child's basic school supplies, such as pencils and paper at the start of the school year. This has set many of my students up for failure before they are given a chance to succeed. This year, I am determined to change that and set all of my students up for success the moment they walk through the door.

My Project

To have a successful school year, students must start it out prepared for the challenges and adventures they will face. If my students were given the opportunity to have basic school supplies, not only would they succeed academically, but the positive effects on their self-esteem cannot be quantified. They would be able to focus on their middle school academics instead of worrying about not having basic school supplies to complete their assignments. Some of the basic supplies that I requested include pencils, markers, glue, scissors, pencil sharpener and paper. With these materials students will be able to complete daily assignments, homework and projects.

Please help give my students the chance to succeed and grow into compassionate, life long learners.

Your generosity will not only help them be successful in middle school, but will make a lasting impact that they will take with them throughout their lives. Thank you for taking the time to read our story and hopefully help to make this new school year the best possible!

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Hooray! This project is fully funded

Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
KIT: DONOR'S CHOOSE 4TH AND 5TH GRADES • School Specialty $268.53 1 $268.53
SHARPENER ELECTRIC PENCIL X-ACTO TEACHERPRO • School Specialty $44.60 1 $44.60
MARKERS DRY ERASE EXPO LOW ODOR 12 CLR SET • School Specialty $15.19 2 $30.38
CARDSTOCK 8.5X11 ASST #2- 5-COLORS ASTROBRIGHT - PACK OF 250 • School Specialty $18.99 1 $18.99
RULER 12'' PLASTIC ASSORTED COLORS - SCHOOL SMART • School Specialty $0.47 30 $14.10

Materials cost

$376.60

Vendor shipping charges

$37.66

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$5.65

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$449.91

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$79.40

Total project goal

$529.31

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$529.31

12 Donors

-$404.31

Donations toward project cost

-$343.66

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$60.65

match offer

-$125.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$106.25

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.75

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

Our team works hard to negotiate the best pricing and selections available.

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13 donors13 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 100 students.

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