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Ms. Miller from San Jose CA is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Basic Needs

My students need basic supplies like folders, glue sticks, and markers.

  • $298 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

"Success is measured by effort." My students apply this quote as they have learned to put forth effort and be understanding and flexible with the resources our school can provide.

I currently have 30 very energetic and enthusiastic second graders that come to school with a kind heart and an amazing attitude.

We have as many as 10 different languages spoken at our school. Although these students don't have a lot of worldly possessions, their personalities and resilience certainly make up for it. What amazes me about my students, is that many of them face other challenges outside of the classroom and yet, they still manage to accomplish so much, without the support we take for granted. My students remind me each day what the important things in life truly are.

My Project

It has been such a wonderful year so far, but now our supplies are getting low. My students are in need of giant glue sticks since we do many hands-on projects that have now used them up. I would also like my class to become more organized with the use of colored folders. This will allow them to have a color for each subject and to keep their papers neat and safe when working on the week or month long projects. The sharpie pens will be used in art, for fine detailing and outlining. Your generous donation during these hard economic times will be a blessing!

Ms. Miller
Grades PreK-2
More than a third of students from low‑income households

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9 donors9 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 120 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Elmer's Washable Disappearing Glue Sticks, Giant, Purple, .77oz, 30/Pack • Staples Advantage $51.20 2 $102.40
Sharpie Permanent Markers, Fine Tip, Black Ink, 36/pk (1884739) • Staples Advantage $17.37 2 $34.74
BIC Mark-it Fine Point Permanent Marker, Black, Dozen • Staples Advantage $5.25 2 $10.50
Staples School Grade 2 Pocket Folder, Yellow, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $8.99 1 $8.99
Staples School Grade 2 Pocket Folder, Orange, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $8.99 1 $8.99
Staples School Grade 2 Pocket Folder, Green, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $8.99 1 $8.99
Staples School Grade 2 Pocket Folder, Purple, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $8.99 1 $8.99
Staples School Grade 2 Pocket Folder, Blue, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $8.99 1 $8.99
Staples School Grade 2 Pocket Folder, Red, 25/Box • Staples Advantage $8.99 1 $8.99

Materials cost

$201.58

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$18.44

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.02

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$253.04

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$44.65

Total project goal

$297.69

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$297.69

8 Donors

-$280.05

Donations toward project cost

-$253.04

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$27.01

Excluded support for DonorsChoose

-$17.64

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$0.00

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