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Ms. Mason from Indianapolis IN is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to School Basics

Help me give my students pencils, paper, crayons, pencil pouches, folders, and play dough for the upcoming school year.

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach 25 low-income first-grade students. They are smart, funny, creative, and soak up new learning like sponges!

This disruption in learning has been very challenging for them!

Most students left school and thought we would be back the next day. They need supplies to work from home for the beginning of the school year!

My Project

Learning from a distance is becoming a new normal. Our district isn't sure how to start the new year, but in all probability it will involve a mix of in school and at home learning.

My students will need basic supplies to begin the school year, either remotely or in the classroom.

Students will need pencils, paper, crayons, and folders to get the year started. They will also need backpacks as many parents have been out of work. Pencil pouches and play-dough are a bonus to get them excited about the new school year.

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

Equity Focus

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
Binder Pencil Pouch with Zipper Pulls, Pencil Case with Rivet Enforced 3 Ring, 10 Pack 5 Colors • Amazon Business $16.99 3 $50.97
Purple Drawstring Backpack Bags Reflective Bulk Pack, Promotional Sport Gym Sack Cinch Bags • Amazon Business $14.59 3 $43.77
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) • Amazon Business $19.99 2 $39.98
Crayola Crayons Bulk, Back to School Supplies, 24 Box Classpack, 24 Assorted Colors • Amazon Business $31.20 1 $31.20
Play-Doh Modeling Compound 24-Pack Case of Colors, Non-Toxic, Multi-Color, 3-Ounce Cans, Ages 2 and up, Multicolor (Amazon Exclusive) • Amazon Business $20.99 1 $20.99
Light Blue Paper 2 Pocket Folders with Prongs, 50 Pack, by Better Office Products, Matte Texture, Letter Size Paper Folders, 50 Pack, with 3 Metal Prong Fastener Clips, Light Blue • Amazon Business $19.99 1 $19.99
AmazonBasics Pre-sharpened Wood Cased #2 HB Pencils, 150 Pack • Amazon Business $12.49 1 $12.49

Materials cost

$219.39

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.29

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$252.68

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.59

Total project goal

$297.27

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$297.27

3 Donors

-$148.63

Donations toward project cost

-$126.34

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.29

match offer

-$148.64

Match offer toward project cost

-$126.34

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$22.30

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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