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Mrs. Schaffer from Brooklyn NY is requesting Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back To School Supplies!!

The cost of equipping each of my students with a pencil pouch, pencils, erasers, crayons, scissors, glue, colored markers, a ruler, composition books and kleenex tissues; with an electric pencil sharpener for the classroom is $905, including shipping and <a target="new" href="" onclick="g_openWindow('', 300, 800, 'fulfillwindow');return false;">fulfillment</a>.

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I am a second grade teacher in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I teach children from different cultures and backgrounds. The one thing most of my students have in common is the inability to buy their own school supplies. Many of my students come to school willing to learn, however, they lack the resources to begin the first day of school. Some of the children come to school without pencils and notebooks. The students that do manage to come to school with pencils and notebooks, lack glue and scissors. Some students come to school without book-bags. Often their books get ruined when it rains, or they carry their books in plastic bags. Students are sent home in June with supply lists for what they need for September. These lists include notebooks, folders, scissors, glue, pencils, erasers,and various other supplies. This year I would love to be able to send a note home to my parents telling them that their children's' school supplies have already been purchased, so have a wonderful Summer. I can do this with your help. My students are smart and eager to learn. They just need somebody like you to help give them the start they need. With your assistance my children can come to their second grade class this fall with all of the resources they need to begin to build the foundation to be successful in the second grade.

Mrs. Schaffer
Grades PreK-2
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Hunt(R) Boston(R) 1606 Heavy-Duty Electric Sharpener, Beige • Office Depot Inc. $108.11 1 $108.11
Dixon(R) Prang(R) Classic Color Washable Art Markers, Assorted Colors, Pack Of 200 • Office Depot Inc. $64.94 1 $64.94
Marcal(R) Fluff Out(R) 2-Ply Facial Tissues, Box Of 80, Case Of 36 Boxes • Office Depot Inc. $33.87 1 $33.87
Smead(R) Premium Colored Folders, 1/3 Cut, Legal Size, Blue, Box Of 100 • Office Depot Inc. $15.91 1 $15.91
Pentel(R) EnerGel(R) LiquidGel Rollers, Medium Point, 07 mm, Metal Tip, Silver Barrel, Black Ink, Pack of 12 • Office Depot Inc. $15.27 1 $15.27
Kleenex(R) C-Fold Towels, 150 Towels/Sleeve, Pack Of 4 Sleeves • Office Depot Inc. $13.00 1 $13.00
Sanford(R) Prismacolor(R) Magic Rub(R) Vinyl Erasers, White, Pack Of 12 • Office Depot Inc. $6.05 20 $121.00
Office Depot(R) Glue Sticks, 07 Oz, Clear, Pack Of 6 • Office Depot Inc. $4.67 4 $18.68
Pencil Pillows, Assorted Colors, Pack Of 25 • Office Depot Inc. $4.47 2 $8.94
Mead(R) Marble Composition Books, Wide-Ruled, 100 Pages, 7 1/2quot x 9 3/4quot, Pack of 3 • Office Depot Inc. $4.28 20 $85.60
Binney amp Smith Crayola(R) Twistables(TM) Erasable Crayons, Pack Of 8 • Office Depot Inc. $3.20 20 $64.00
Dixon(R) Beginners Yellow Elementary Pencils Without Eraser, Box Of 12 • Office Depot Inc. $3.04 5 $15.20
Pencil Pouch With Mesh Window • Office Depot Inc. $2.51 20 $50.20
Pentel(R) Presto(TM) Pocket Correction Pen, Medium Point, 7 ml • Office Depot Inc. $1.85 10 $18.50
Fiskars(R) Scissors For Kids, Grades K-5, 5quot Pointed Tip • Office Depot Inc. $1.78 10 $17.80
Fiskars(R) Schoolworks(R) Plastic Rulers, 6quot • Office Depot Inc. $0.30 20 $6.00

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