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Ms. Baugus from Columbus OH is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back To School Essentials

Help me give my students pencils, pens, markers, tape, glue, and stuff to keep them healthy.

  • $589 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach in a low-income school district, where most of our students come from single-parent homes. The students in my building face the struggle of attending school daily without having the supplies and the basic understanding of how to be successful in the classroom. Our students want to learn and be successful but often need help in the areas of academics and social skills. My students specifically are students who qualify for special services based on their multiple learning handicaps.

The students are faced with many challenges outside of the classroom.

They often have to watch their siblings after school because of their parent(s) working late, are responsible for taking care of their homes, and may participate in after-school activities. Many of our students do not have access to healthy and clean food for meals and snacks. The students want to do better but need guidance and support in all areas of their life to be able to learn the skills necessary to get out of the cycle of poverty.

My Project

My students need pens and pencils to help them get their work done. They have been working so hard, but we are running out of basic supplies. I work in a low-income district and many of my students come to school without​ basic necessities at home so they definitely don't have basic school necessities. Staying healthy is a necessity since many of them do not have health insurance. This requires tissues, hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes.

Pencils are necessary for completing work and avoiding wasted class time trying to locate materials.

The materials will be given to students to ensure they have what they need to complete classwork and homework in all subjects . My students will not have to worry about borrowing or waiting to use from others. I can ensure the day begins with each student ready to learn and to demonstrate their thinking and written work with having the supplies they need.

The coloring items, glue and tape will allow the students to create visual aids My students struggle to learn new concepts so they often need to draw images to help them learn.

Ms. Baugus
Grades 6-8
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Crayola Ultra Clean Washable Broad Line Markers, 40 Classic Colors, Gift for Kids • Amazon Business $11.98 6 $71.88
ARTEZA Dry Erase Markers, Bulk Pack of 52 (with Chisel Tip), 12 Assorted Colors with Low-Odor Ink, Whiteboard Pens are perfect for School, Office, or Home • Amazon Business $28.30 2 $56.60
Prang Washable Watercolor Paint Set, 8 Classic Colors with Brush, 1-Pack (80525) • Amazon Business $2.57 20 $51.40
Ticonderoga Pencils, Wood-Cased, Graphite #2 HB Soft, Yellow, 96-Pack (13872) • Amazon Business $9.96 5 $49.80
Elmer's All Purpose School Glue Sticks, Washable, 7 Gram, 30 Count • Amazon Business $8.88 5 $44.40
Crayola Colored Pencils, 36 Premium Quality, Long-Lasting, Pre-Sharpened Pencils Non-Toxic Colored Pencil Set for Adult Coloring Books or Kids 4 & Up, Great for Shading, Gradation, Line Art & More • Amazon Business $5.73 6 $34.38
Elmer's Liquid School Glue, Washable, 4 Ounces Each , 12 Count - Great for Making Slime • Amazon Business $6.00 5 $30.00
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, 80s Glam Colors, 24 Pack • Amazon Business $11.53 2 $23.06
Paper Mate Flair Felt Tip Pens, Medium Point (0.7mm), Limited Edition Candy Pop Pack, 24 Count • Amazon Business $19.97 1 $19.97
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Low Odor Alcohol-Based Ink, Designed for Whiteboards, Glass and Most Non-Porous Surfaces, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 1 Box • Amazon Business $9.59 2 $19.18
Kleenex Ultra Soft Facial Tissues, 4 Flat Boxes, 110 Tissues per Box (440 Count Total) • Amazon Business $5.97 3 $17.91
Germ-X Hand Sanitizer, Aloe, Pump Bottle, 30 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 4) • Amazon Business $12.51 1 $12.51
XFasten Crystal Clear Transparent Tape 3/4-Inch by 1000-Inch, Pack of 12, Yellowing Resistant Clear Packaging Tape Refill Rolls • Amazon Business $11.99 1 $11.99
Clorox Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Bleach Free Cleaning Wipes - 75 Count Each (Pack of 3) • Amazon Business $10.69 1 $10.69
16 Pack Transparent Tape Clear Tape, Each Roll 3/4 x 1200 Inches • Amazon Business $9.89 1 $9.89

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