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Ms. W. from Stone Mountain GA is requesting materials related to Food, Clothing & Hygiene through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Backpacks Are What We Need!

My students need new backpacks to hold their personal belongings and books to and from school each day.

  • $719 goal

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My Students

My students are motivated 6th graders with various disabilities learning about mathematics, sciences, reading and writing. They enjoy coming to school to learn and interact with their classmates. Our school is considered to be a school of need according to the number of students that qualify financially for free lunch programs. A large majority of parents are not able to financially supply the students with all of the needed school supplies. I currently have a student who would benefit by having a rolling backpack.

My Project

The donations to this project will help my students have backpacks to carry their books and school supplies to and from school. The backpacks that the students have do not last a full school year. By December, the backpacks are broken! On a daily basis I see students carrying books, folders, and school supplies in their hands, and drop the items several times before reaching their destination. During changing of classes and bus dismissal is where it happens the most.

My students will feel proud and appreciative when they are able to use their new backpack to carry their work around school and to home.

My students do not have nice or new backpacks and will be excited to get one of these backpacks. I believe my students will be more likely to keep their homework and school work organized because of these backpacks. I also recently got them new binders. With new binders and new backpacks they will have the tools they need to succeed!

Ms. W.
Grades 6-8
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 8 students.

1 donor has given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Natico Originals Sports and Travel Multi Pocket Backpack, Blue • Staples Advantage $39.99 4 $159.96
U.S. Luggage Rolling Computer Catalog Case with File Hanger • Staples Advantage $109.99 1 $109.99
Lenovo Performance Backpack - notebook carrying backpack • Best Buy Education $27.76 3 $83.28
Samsonite Wheeled Backpack, Black, 21"H x 14"W x 8"D • Staples Advantage $78.80 1 $78.80
Jansport Digital Student Backpack, Forge Gray, 15" • Staples Advantage $24.75 3 $74.25
Targus Trek backpack • Staples Advantage $29.49 1 $29.49

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