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Ms. P. from Chicago IL is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to School Basics

Help me give my students Write & Wipe Pockets, whiteboard erasers, and desk plates so they have the basic school supplies they need to succeed!

  • $250 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach an amazing group of fifth graders. My students show up every day with a passion and drive to learn. They love to read and are excellent mathematicians!

Their enthusiasm about school and learning inspires me to be the best teacher I can be.

They are a unique group of students with individual needs and talents that I try to address on a daily basis. I am lucky to be able to work with such creative, ambitious, and hard-working students!

My Project

In the beginning of the school year students bring their brand-new school supplies and are ready to learn. Unfortunately, our students are working so hard that by the middle of the year all of those brand-new supplies have been used up and need to be replenished.

We need things such highlighters, magnetic dry-erase erasers, and personal whiteboards.

In our class, students use personal boards to write out their thinking while solving word problems and using reusable reading graphic organizers. These personal boards are written on using dry erase markers. They are better than bulky whiteboards because they fit in students' folders and can be used at home and at school.

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Ms. P.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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5 donors5 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 30 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Write & Wipe Pockets • Teachers' School Supply $12.99 6 $77.94
MAGNETIC WHITEBOARD ERASERS 12PK • Teachers' School Supply $11.99 3 $35.97
Bic Brite Liner Tank Style Highlighter - 4pk • Teachers' School Supply $4.40 5 $22.00
Traditional Cursive Desk Plate • Teachers' School Supply $11.79 1 $11.79
Multiplication Headliners • Teachers' School Supply $7.99 1 $7.99
Fall Leaves Window Clings • Teachers' School Supply $1.99 3 $5.97

Materials cost

$161.66

Vendor shipping charges

$17.78

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$211.86

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.39

Total project goal

$249.25

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$249.25

4 Donors

-$121.10

Donations toward project cost

-$108.93

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.17

match offer

-$121.09

Match offer toward project cost

-$102.93

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.16

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$7.05

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$0.00

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