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Ms. O. from Saint Louis MO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to School Supplies!

Help me give my students folders and independent reading book backs for back-to-school in August.

  • $204 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students regularly deal with trauma in many forms: poverty, homelessness, hunger, abuse, imprisonment of family members, etc. Their young minds often find it difficult to concentrate on their studies for any length of time.

All of my students qualify for free and reduced-price lunch.

Often, school meals are the only food they eat in a day. Concentration and putting forth the energy needed for learning is difficult, although they are curious. My students crave new experiences and information.

My students like to experiment with different types of technology and media. I love watching them make connections in our ELA center activities.

My Project

When my new class comes through the doors in August they will need some important back-to-school supplies.

Providing my students with durable poly homework folders ensures that our folders will last all year.

Children are more likely to take care of their supplies if they have proper storage. Clear independent reading book bags help the young readers protect their books and other supplies as they enjoy flexible seating.

Quality pencils and lined paper are essential for back-to-school kids to get down to business. I can't wait to read all about their summer vacation adventures as well as what they want to learn during the new school year.

Ms. O.
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Oxford 2-Pocket Fastener Folders, Assorted Colors, 25/Box (OXF 99811) • Staples Advantage $65.99 1 $65.99
LC496 - Best-Buy Tote Bags - Set of 10 • Lakeshore Learning Materials $21.99 2 $43.98
PENCIL TICONDEROGA #2 PACK OF 96 • School Specialty $17.02 1 $17.02
PAPER NEWSPRINT R+B 11X8.5 3/4IN RULED LW SCHOOL SMART REAM • School Specialty $5.60 1 $5.60
PAPER NEWSPRINT R+B 11X8.5 1IN RULED LW SCHOOL SMART REAM • School Specialty $5.60 1 $5.60

Materials cost

$138.19

Vendor shipping charges

$2.82

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.07

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$173.08

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$30.54

Total project goal

$203.62

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$203.62

2 Donors

-$203.62

Donations toward project cost

-$173.08

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.54

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$0.00

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