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Ms. M. from Houston TX is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Back to the Basics!

Help me give my students basic school supplies like pencils, highlighters, and erasers.

  • $223 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students are hard working, creative, and diverse group of learners. They come to school ready to learn, and I want to give them a safe, happy, productive classroom.

I teach at a Title I school in Houston where 90% of the students receive free lunch.

Some of the students in my school participate in the Backpack Buddy program. My students are third grade English Language Learners. Despite the adversity, my students are eager to learn and do their best.

My Project

I am requesting basic school supplies, such as Ticonderoga Pencils, highlighters, erasers, and dry erase markers. Pencils are essential for students to do their classwork and homework. Students use highlighters to help them recognize important information in reading and math. I have also requested Expo Dry Eraser Markers to use to check for understanding for reading and math. We are in the middle of the second semester, and my classroom is running out of the basic supplies. It would be great to have all the basic supplies before the Texas Staar Test in May. Help my students have all the basic supplies they need to be successful in school. Thank you for considering supporting my project.

Ms. M.
Grades 3-5
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Ticonderoga The World's Best Pencil Wooden Pencils, No. 2 Soft Lead, 72/Pack (33904) • Quill.com $16.99 5 $84.95
Quill Brand Tank Style Highlighters, Chisel Tip, Fluorescent Yellow, Dozen (10401-QCC) • Quill.com $6.99 4 $27.96
Paper Mate Pink Pearl Erasers, Pink, Dozen (70521) • Quill.com $6.37 4 $25.48
Expo Magnetic Dry Erase Markers, Chisel Point, Assorted, 8/Pack (1944741) • Quill.com $11.89 1 $11.89
Expo Magnetic Dry Erase Markers, Fine Point, Assorted, 4/Pack (1944746) • Quill.com $6.79 1 $6.79

Materials cost

$157.07

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.36

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$189.43

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$33.43

Total project goal

$222.86

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$222.86

4 Donors

-$126.00

Donations toward project cost

-$107.10

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$18.90

Matching donations from our partners

-$96.86

Match offers toward project cost

-$82.33

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$14.53

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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