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Mr. Bonham from Brockton MA is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Classroom Supplies

Help me give my students classroom supplies including labels, index cards and crayons.

  • $228 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My classroom is located in a middle school in a very low-income area of our city. My kids usually have a difficult time acquiring even the most basic of educational supplies such as paper and pencils, never mind creative supplies such as calculators, paper, markers, and colored pencils. Each day our kids come to school and are usually unprepared for the day. Whenever a teacher can provide missing resources, it is a win for them.

They are great kids that deserve all the support they can get.

My Project

This project will make a difference because it will provide children from an inner city with resources that are badly needed. Over 90% of our children come from low income households. Most of the time they struggle to even have the most basic educational resources. Providing our students with new resources that can be used in school daily really has a positive influence on their educational lives.

These labels will be used to help keep our students organized and identify their materials.

The index cards will be used for projects and vocabulary assignments. The crayons will help add color to al the posters and projects they will create.

Mr. Bonham
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

Equity Focus

At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latinx, 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.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Top Notch Teacher Products Brite Assorted Blank Index Cards, 3" x 5", Pack of 100 (TOP360Q) • Quill.com $2.80 25 $70.00
Quill Brand Laser/InkJet File Folder Labels, 2/3" x 3-7/16", White, 1500 Labels Per Box (731104Q) • Quill.com $29.74 2 $59.48
Prang (Dixon Ticonderoga) Crayons, Large, Master Pack, 8 Colors, 200/Box • Quill.com $31.44 1 $31.44

Materials cost

$160.92

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.41

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$193.33

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$34.12

Total project goal

$227.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$227.45

4 Donors

-$144.00

Donations toward project cost

-$123.15

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.85

match offer

-$82.56

Match offer toward project cost

-$70.18

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.38

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$0.88

Still needed View calculationHide calculation

$0.00

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