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Mr. Rizzo from Vanceburg KY is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to the Basics in Writing and Social Studies

Help me give my students the opportunity to be as successful as possible in their writing and social studies classes by providing the pencils , erasers, and markers needed for class projects.

  • $163 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

I teach fifth-grade students at an elementary school in a rural area of the Appalachian region in Northeastern Kentucky. Most of my students struggle to overcome poverty, and a three-quarters of them qualify for free and reduced lunch. In addition, I have students with special needs, who deal with learning challenges daily. These students are kind, helpful, and considerate children, that require extra assistance to succeed. My students have so much potential, and I enjoy watching them grow and learn in the classroom. I want to provide these children with the basic supplies they need to make academic gains in life and in the classroom.

My Project

My students need pencils, erasers, markers, and other supplies to enhance their writing skills, social studies knowledge, problem-solving abilities, and social skills. Our children need to practice writing, enhance their content knowledge, and improve cooperation abilities. Your donation will provide these students the hands-on materials that they need to be successful.

Your investment in our children will assist them in learning cooperation skills, problem-solving abilities, and subject knowledge.

These essential areas are important not only for academic success, but also for succeeding as adults. Without your generosity, we may not be able to offer these children all the support that they need to become independent learners that contribute to our school and community.

Mr. Rizzo
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Wood-Cased #2 HB Pencils, Yellow, Pre-sharpened, Class Pack, 576 pencils in box by Madisi • Amazon Business $39.99 1 $39.99
Mr. Pen - Pencil Erasers, Pencil Top Erasers, 120 Pieces Cap Erasers, Eraser Tops, Pencil Eraser Toppers, School Erasers for Kids, School Supplies for Teachers, Eraser Pencil, Earasers, Eraser Caps • Amazon Business $5.95 5 $29.75
EXPO Low Odor Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Tip, Assorted, 36 Count (Pack of 1) • Amazon Business $28.99 1 $28.99
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Point, Black, 12 Count • Amazon Business $7.73 1 $7.73

Materials cost

$106.46

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$1.60

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$138.06

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$24.36

Total project goal

$162.42

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$162.42

1 Donor

-$81.21

Donations toward project cost

-$69.03

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.18

match offer

-$81.21

Match offer toward project cost

-$69.03

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.18

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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