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Ms. Ymaya
Grades 3-5
More than half of students from low‑income households
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  • $1,588 still needed
Distance learning
These materials will help students continue learning through school closures and other scheduling uncertainties related to coronavirus. Items will be delivered to the location chosen by the teacher.

Basic School Supplies in Need

Help me give my students pens to write their stories, staplers to organize their papers, charts to keep the class organized, and brand new stools to help them concentrate during small group instructions.

My Students

I am a special education teacher with over 10 years of teaching experience. My school is located in the heart of Brownville, Brooklyn. New York City was one of the hardest-hit areas by the Corona Virus in the United States. Many students are coming from a low socio-economic background. There are many students who live in shelters and many more who share space with numerous other families. Most of the students are special needs and come from hardworking families. With the pandemic happening, these hardworking families are struggling to get to work and are overwhelmed.

My Project

My students will use these supplies in all subject areas every single day! I'm requesting charts for students to refer to during independent work time, pens to edit and revise their drafts in writing, new sitting stools to help them concentrate during small group instruction, and other basic supplies to help the classroom run smoothly. These supplies will be used by and assist 30 students. It is important that teachers have basic supplies to conduct the lesson for students to benefit from the delivery of instruction. Teachers are faced with the daily challenge to motivate students as well as to deliver appealing instruction to capture their attention. Our goal is to create a classroom where students are actively engaged and provide a classroom environment that offers plenty of opportunities for learning. Students will also have access to these materials that will introduce or reinforce concepts learned.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Boss Beige Caressoft Backless Doctor's Stool, Seat: 17" Diameter • Staples Advantage $82.99 6 $497.94
Tru Red Printer Paper, 8.5" x 11", 20 lbs., White, 500 Sheets/Ream, 10 Reams/Carton (TR56958) • Staples Advantage $40.73 2 $81.46
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 4" x 6" Canary Yellow, Lined, 90 Sheets/Pad, 5 Pads/Pack (660-5SSCY) • Staples Advantage $15.32 5 $76.60
Post-it Recycled Super Sticky Notes, 4" x 4", Bali Collection, Lined, 90 Sheets/Pad, 6 Pads/Pack (675-6SSNRP) • Staples Advantage $14.91 5 $74.55
TRU RED Reinforced File Pocket, 5.25" Expansion, Letter Size, Brown, 10/Box (TR418335) • Staples Advantage $23.59 3 $70.77
Post-it Super Sticky Notes, 4" x 4" Canary Yellow, Lined, 90 Sheets/Pad, 6 Pads/Pack (675-6SSCY) • Staples Advantage $13.65 5 $68.25
Swingline Durable Desk Stapler, 20 Sheet Capacity, Black (64601) • Staples Advantage $11.04 5 $55.20
Staples BookLift Plastic Copy Holder, Black (88980) • Staples Advantage $9.85 5 $49.25
Post-it Super Sticky Meeting Notes, 6" x 4", Rio De Janeiro Collection, 8/Pads (6445-SSP) • Staples Advantage $12.74 3 $38.22
Learning Resources Pocket Charts, Organization Station (LER2255) • Staples Advantage $35.69 1 $35.69
Fellowes Flex Arm Weighted Base Plastic Copy Holder, Graphite/Platinum (21128) • Staples Advantage $34.42 1 $34.42
Avery Recycled Sheet Protectors, 8.5" x 11", Clear, 100/Box (75539) • Staples Advantage $16.64 2 $33.28
Learning Resources Pocket Charts, Magnetic Pocket Chart Squares, Set of 4 (LER2384) • Staples Advantage $30.79 1 $30.79
TRU RED File Folder, 1/3 Cut Tab, Letter Size, Manila, 250/Box (TR56673) • Staples Advantage $28.74 1 $28.74
Lion Extra Large Binder Clip, X-Large, 3.88" Width, 85 Sheet Capacity, 1 Each, Black • Staples Advantage $2.39 10 $23.90
JAM Paper Colored Map Thumb Tacks, Gold Round Head Push Pins, 2 Packs of 100 (22432213A) • Staples Advantage $22.18 1 $22.18
BIC Round Stic Xtra-Life Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point, 1.0mm, Blue Ink, 60/Pack (GSM609BE) • Staples Advantage $5.00 3 $15.00
BIC Round Stic Xtra-Life Ballpoint Pen, Medium Point, 1.0mm, Black Ink, 60/Pack (GSM609-BLK) • Staples Advantage $5.00 3 $15.00
Staples 0.75"W Binder Clips, Small, Black, 144/Pack (32002) • Staples Advantage $10.79 1 $10.79
Staples Desktop Dispenser, Black (10566) • Staples Advantage $4.79 2 $9.58
Post-it Page Markers 1/2" x 2", Assorted Colors, 500 Page Markers/Pack (670-10AB) • Staples Advantage $8.04 1 $8.04
Sharpie Permanent Marker, Fine Point, Black, 12/Pack (30001) • Staples Advantage $7.92 1 $7.92
Staples Standard Staples, 1/4" Leg Length, 5000 Staples/Box, 5 Boxes/Pack (10807) • Staples Advantage $7.13 1 $7.13
Staples Smooth Paper Clips, Silver, 100/Box, 10 Boxes/Pack (A7026607/72377) • Staples Advantage $5.29 1 $5.29

Materials cost

$1,299.99

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$19.50

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$1,349.49

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$238.15

Total project goal

$1,587.64

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$1,587.64

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$1,587.64

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